worldly-minded

adjective

world·​ly-mind·​ed ˌwərl(d)-lē-ˈmīn-dəd How to pronounce worldly-minded (audio)
: devoted to or engrossed in worldly interests
worldly-mindedness noun

Word History

First Known Use

1528, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of worldly-minded was in 1528

Dictionary Entries Near worldly-minded

Cite this Entry

“Worldly-minded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worldly-minded. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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