unworldly

Definitions of unworldly
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adj not wise in the ways of the world

“"this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien”
Synonyms:
unsophisticated
naif, naive
marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience

adj not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations

“"was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney”
Synonyms:
pious
having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
naif, naive
marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
anchoritic, eremitic, eremitical, hermitic, hermitical
characterized by ascetic solitude
cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monastical
of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
spiritual, unearthly
concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul
unmercenary
not mercenary; not influenced by financial gains
Antonyms:
secular, temporal, worldly
characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
earthly
of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven
profane, secular
not concerned with or devoted to religion
sophisticated
having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
economic
concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money)
material
concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests
materialistic, mercenary, worldly-minded
marked by materialism
mundane, terrestrial
concerned with the world or worldly matters
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