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Meaning of UNWORLDLY

Pronunciation:  un'wurldlee

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

UNWORLDLY is a 9 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: anchoritic, cloistered, cloistral, conventual, eremitic, eremitical, hermitic, hermitical, monastic, monastical, naif, naive, spiritual, unearthly, unmercenary, unsophisticated
 
 Antonyms: worldly
 
 See Also: pious

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*world"ly\, a.
Not worldly; spiritual; holy. --Hawthorne. --
{Un*world"li*ness}, n.

 

 

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