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: not of this world : unearthly
: not wise in the ways of the world : naive
: not swayed by mundane considerations
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green, ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), simple, simpleminded, uncritical, unknowing, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, wide-eyed
cosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
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1707, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: 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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