unworldly

[ uhn-wurld-lee ]
/ ʌnˈwɜrld li /

adjective

not worldly; not seeking material advantage; spiritually minded.
naive; unsophisticated; provincial.
not terrestrial; unearthly.

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Origin of unworldly

First recorded in 1700–10; un-1 + worldly

OTHER WORDS FROM unworldly

un·world·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unworldly

unworldly
/ (ʌnˈwɜːldlɪ) /

adjective

not concerned with material values or pursuits
lacking sophistication; naive
not of this earth or world

Derived forms of unworldly

unworldliness, noun
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