Synonyms for worldly

Synonyms for (adjective) worldly

Synonyms: blase, worldly

Definition: very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world

Usage: the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'; the benefits of his worldly wisdom

Similar words: sophisticated

Definition: having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire

Usage: sophisticated young socialites; a sophisticated audience; a sophisticated lifestyle; a sophisticated book


Synonyms: secular, worldly, temporal

Definition: characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world

Usage: worldly goods and advancement; temporal possessions of the church

Similar words: economic

Definition: concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money)

Usage: he wrote the book primarily for economic reasons; gave up the large house for economic reasons; in economic terms they are very privileged


Similar words: material

Definition: concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests

Usage: material possessions; material wealth; material comforts


Similar words: materialistic, mercenary, worldly-minded

Definition: marked by materialism


Similar words: terrestrial, mundane

Definition: concerned with the world or worldly matters

Usage: mundane affairs; he developed an immense terrestrial practicality