What does unworldly mean?

Definitions for unworldly
ʌnˈwɜrld liun·world·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unworldlyadjective

    not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations

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

  2. unsophisticated, unworldlyadjective

    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


  1. unworldlyadjective

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

  2. unworldlyadjective

    Unconcerned with secular matters.

  3. unworldlyadjective

    Lacking sophistication.


  1. unworldly

    Unworldly refers to someone or something that is not influenced by material considerations, lacks practicality or is not concerned with the physical or material world, often due to religious or spiritual interests. It can also mean being detached from earthly or worldly matters or showing a lack of experience or knowledge about the everyday world.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unworldlyadjective

    not worldly; spiritual; holy

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unworldly

    un-wurld′li, adj. above worldly or self-interested motives, spiritual.—n. Unworld′liness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unworldly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unworldly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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