worldly-minded

adjective
world·​ly-mind·​ed | \ ˌwərl(d)-lē-ˈmīn-dəd \

Definition of worldly-minded

: devoted to or engrossed in worldly interests

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worldly-mindedness noun

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1528, in the meaning defined above

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