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Origin of worldly-minded
OTHER WORDS FROM worldly-mindedworld·ly-mind·ed·ness, noun
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Car′nal-mind′ed, worldly-minded; Car′neous, Carnose′, fleshy: of or like flesh.
Somebody in this family must be practical and worldly-minded, and I seem to be the one.Cap'n Dan's Daughter|Joseph C. Lincoln
The churches of men are largely made up of worldly-minded professors who know not the birth and life of the Spirit.The Last Reformation|F. G. [Frederick George] Smith
Byron wrote of him, "The most gentle, the most amiable, and the least worldly-minded person I ever met!"English Literature|William J. Long
These fragments, however highly estimated by the naturalist and the antiquary, were held in derision by the worldly-minded Tim.Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II.|Pierce Egan