worldly-mindedness
noun see worldly-minded

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • worldly-mindedness — worldly minded·ness …   English syllables

  • worldly-mindedness — See worldly minded. * * * …   Universalium

  • worldly-mindedness — noun see worldly minded * * * worldˈly mindˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑world …   Useful english dictionary

  • worldly-minded — worldly mindedness, n. /werrld lee muyn did/, adj. having or showing devotion to the affairs and interests of this world. [1595 1605] * * * …   Universalium

  • worldly-minded — /wɜldli ˈmaɪndəd/ (say werldlee muynduhd) adjective having or showing a worldly mind, or devotion to the affairs and interests of this world. –worldly mindedly, adverb –worldly mindedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • worldly-minded — adjective Date: 1579 devoted to or engrossed in worldly interests • worldly mindedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Earthly-mindedness — Earthly minded Earth ly mind ed, a. Having a mind devoted to earthly things; worldly minded; opposed to {spiritual minded}. {Earth ly mind ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earthiness — Synonyms and related words: Adam, Philistinism, animalism, animality, beastliness, bestiality, brutality, brutishness, carnal nature, carnal mindedness, carnality, coarseness, crassness, crudeness, crudity, down to earthness, earthliness, earthly …   Moby Thesaurus

  • carnality — Synonyms and related words: Adam, Philistinism, amorality, animalism, animality, backsliding, bawdiness, beastliness, bestiality, brutality, brutishness, carnal nature, carnal mindedness, clitoromania, coarseness, coldness, concupiscence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • materialism — Synonyms and related words: Adam, Marxism, Philistinism, animalism, animality, atomism, beastliness, behaviorism, bestiality, brutality, brutishness, carnal nature, carnal mindedness, carnality, coarseness, commonsense realism, dialectical… …   Moby Thesaurus

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