worldly

You can use the adjective worldly to describe people who have knowledge of many topics or experience in many areas. You don't have to travel the globe to be worldly; reading and talking about many things with knowledge and enthusiasm is worldly too.

While worldly often describes individuals who are sophisticated and well-rounded in education, travel, and experiences, it's also used for people who are rooted in the world or focused on physical and material things around them, rather than on spiritual matters. An old expression in religion is "She was too heavenly minded for worldly good," and it describes those who think about the spiritual or supernatural so much that they aren't worldly enough to get anything done.

Definitions of worldly
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adj characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world

worldly goods and advancement”
Synonyms:
secular, temporal
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
Antonyms:
unworldly
not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
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
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adj very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world

“the benefits of his worldly wisdom”
Synonyms:
blase
sophisticated
having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire