worldly, secular, temporal(adj)
characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
"worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church"
very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
"the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'"; "the benefits of his worldly wisdom"
Concerned with human or earthly matters, physical as opposed to spiritual.
Concerned with secular rather than sacred matters.
Sophisticated, especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world.
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Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.
Success is a spiritual process, not a worldly one.
The only way to find your self is to first lose yourself. Lose yourself to all worldly affairs, immerse yourself in the deepest oceans of material world - until the special moment of awakening, a pre-destined call that everyone receives at some stage in life. From that moment onwards, onsets the process of self-realization and your journey on the path to illumination. And thus you find your self, only after losing yourself in the jungle of materialistic world.
The virtuous man is never a novice in worldly things.
Worldly fame and pleasure are destructive to the virtue of the mind; anxious thoughts and apprehensions are injurious to the health of the body.
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- sekulaarinen, maallinen, mainenFinnish
- saoghaltaScottish Gaelic
- mondano, mondanamenteItalian
- световен, овоземски, способен, ербап, искусен, светскиMacedonian
- wereldwijs, seculier, materieel, wereldlijkDutch
- земной, мирской, бывалый, опытный, светский, суетныйRussian
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