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: fast in or to the soil
: located on or restricted to land or to the surface of the earth
: bound by earthly interests
: pedestrian, unimaginative
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carnal, earthly, fleshly, material, mundane, temporal, terrestrial, worldly
heavenly, nontemporal, unearthly, unworldly
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circa 1616, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
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: located on the surface of the earth : not able to fly or to go to outer space
: not having or showing imagination
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