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unworldly adj
1 not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations; "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney [ant: worldly]
2 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 [syn: unsophisticated]

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  1. Of or relating to the spiritual as opposed to the material.
  2. Unconcerned with secular matters.
  3. Lacking sophistication.

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