unworldly(redirected from unworldlier)
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adj. un·world·li·er, un·world·li·est
1. Having or showing little understanding of the ways of the world; naive or impractical: "an unworldly scholar, who ruined his eyesight and his health through the single-minded study of the details of Greek syntax" (Roy Harris).
a. Not of this world; spiritual or supernatural: "ghosts and other unworldly forms of life" (Patrick Jones).
b. Suggestive of another world, as in being bizarre or eerie: "the unworldly jagged terrain of a recent lava flow" (Michael Crichton).
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. not concerned with material values or pursuits
2. lacking sophistication; naive
3. not of this earth or world
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. not worldly; not seeking material advantage; spiritually minded.
2. naive; unsophisticated; provincial.
3. not terrestrial; unearthly.
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|Adj.||1.||unworldly - not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations; "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney|
pious - having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity; "pious readings"
naif, naive - marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"
|2.||unworldly - not wise in the ways of the world; "either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver"; "this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien|
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1. naive, innocent, unsophisticated, green, trusting, raw, inexperienced, idealistic, wet behind the ears (informal), as green as grass Stephen is a little unworldly about such matters.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
1. Of or concerned with the spirit rather than the body or material things:
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (= unmaterialistic) [person] → nada materialista
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(= naive) → naïf(naïve)
(= not materialistic) → pas matérialiste
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
unworldly[ʌnˈwɜːldlɪ] adj → poco materialista
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995