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earthly

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of earthly

  1. having to do with life on earth especially as opposed to that in heaven a sermon against our obsession with earthly pursuits Synonyms of earthly carnal, earthborn, earthbound, fleshly, material, mundane, sublunary, temporal, terrene, terrestrial, worldly Words Related to earthly animal, bodily, corporal, corporeal, physical; daily, diurnal; unspiritual; anthropic (or anthropical), anthropocentric Near Antonyms of earthly celestial, Elysian, empyreal, empyrean, supernal; metaphysical; devotional, divine, religious, sacred, spiritual, utopian; extraterrestrial; ethereal, supernatural, transcendent, transcendental Antonyms of earthly heavenly, nontemporal, unearthly, unworldly

Synonym Discussion of earthly

earthly, worldly, mundane mean belonging to or characteristic of the earth. earthly often implies a contrast with what is heavenly or spiritual.
    • abandoned earthly concerns and entered a convent
worldly and mundane both imply a relation to the immediate concerns and activities of human beings, worldly suggesting tangible personal gain or gratification
    • worldly goods
and mundane suggesting reference to the immediate and practical.
    • a mundane discussion of finances

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