Definitions for unworldlyʌnˈwɜrld li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•world•lyʌnˈwɜrld li(adj.)

  1. not worldly; not seeking material advantage; spiritually minded.

  2. naive; unsophisticated; provincial.

  3. not terrestrial; unearthly.

Origin of unworldly:

1700–10

un•world′li•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unworldly(adj)

    not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations

    "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney

  2. unsophisticated, unworldly(adj)

    not wise in the ways of the world

    "either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver"; "this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien

Wiktionary

  1. unworldly(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the spiritual as opposed to the material.

  2. unworldly(Adjective)

    Unconcerned with secular matters.

  3. unworldly(Adjective)

    Lacking sophistication.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unworldly(adj)

    not worldly; spiritual; holy

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