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temporal

adjective

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  1. 1 having to do with life on earth especially as opposed to that in heaven do not worry about temporal concerns, but instead focus on spiritual matters Synonyms of temporal carnal, earthborn, earthbound, fleshly, material, mundane, sublunary, earthly, terrene, terrestrial, worldlyWords Related to temporal animal, bodily, corporal, corporeal, physical; daily, diurnal; unspiritual; anthropic (or anthropical), anthropocentricNear Antonyms of temporal celestial, Elysian, empyreal, empyrean, supernal; metaphysical; devotional, divine, religious, sacred, spiritual, utopian; extraterrestrial; ethereal, supernatural, transcendent, transcendentalAntonyms of temporal heavenly, nontemporal, unearthly, unworldly

  2. 2 not involving religion or religious matters administrators on campus are in place to deal with students' temporal needs, and spiritual advisors are available to help students with their nontemporal needs Synonyms of temporal nonreligious, secular, profaneWords Related to temporal atheistic, godless, irreligious, pagan, paganish, religionless; laical (or laic), lay, nonclerical; nondenominational, nonsectarian; earthly, mundane, terrene, terrestrial, worldly; material, physical, substantial; bodily, carnal, corporal, fleshly; blasphemous, impious, irreverent, sacrilegious; unconsecrated, unhallowedNear Antonyms of temporal divine, spiritual; consecrated, hallowed, holy, sacrosanct, sanctified; churchly, devout, godly, pious, prayerful, reverent, worshipful; ethereal, insubstantial, metaphysical, unsubstantial; bodiless, immaterial, incorporeal, nonphysicalAntonyms of temporal religious, sacred


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