unworldly

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adjective un·world·ly \-ˈwər(-ə)l-dlē, -ˈwərl-lē\

Definition of unworldly

  1. 1 :  not of this world :  unearthly; specifically :  spiritual

  2. 2 a :  not wise in the ways of the world :  naive b :  not swayed by mundane considerations

unworldliness

play \-ˈwərl(d)-lē-nəs\ noun

Examples of unworldly in a sentence

  1. the unworldly beauty of the Grand Canyon

  2. <the guy's unworldly enough to think that any stranger who would approach him on a city street is simply trying to help him>

1707

First Known Use of unworldly

1707


UNWORLDLY Defined for English Language Learners

unworldly

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adjective un·world·ly \-ˈwər(-ə)l-dlē, -ˈwərl-lē\

Definition of unworldly for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing a lack of experience or knowledge of the world

  • : having an unusual quality that does not seem to be of this world


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