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earth·boundalso earth-bound (ûrth′bound′)
1. Fastened in or to the soil: earthbound roots.
a. Attached or confined to the earth or to earthly concerns: an earthbound existence.
b. Unimaginative; ordinary.
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1. confined to the earth
2. lacking in imagination; pedestrian or dull
3. moving or heading towards the earth
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1. firmly set in or attached to the earth.
2. limited to the earth or its surface.
3. having only earthly interests.
[1595–1605; see -bound1]
headed for the earth: an earthbound meteor.
[1930–35; see -bound2]
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|Adj.||1.||earthbound - confined to the earth|
earthly - of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home"
|2.||earthbound - lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"|
uninteresting - arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"
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1. Relating to or characteristic of the earth or of human life on earth:
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earthbound[ˈɜːθbaʊnd] ADJ (= moving towards earth) → en dirección a la Tierra; (= stuck on earth) → terrestre; (= unimaginative) → prosaico
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