contemptus mundi

Latin noun phrase

con·​temp·​tus mun·​di kȯn-ˈtem(p)-tu̇s-ˈmu̇n-dē How to pronounce contemptus mundi (audio)
: contempt for the world : moral disdain for physical existence in anticipation of an afterlife

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“Contemptus mundi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contemptus%20mundi. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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