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Definition of "worldly-minded" []

  • Absorbed in the affairs of this world. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "worldly-minded" in a sentence
  • "A worldly-minded, unspiritual church, when she crosses the ocean to give her witness to peoples of other tongues and other cultures, is sure to bring forth on other shores a Christianity much like her own."
  • "Please God, save us from such worldly-minded pastors!"
  • "Sir William, still more worldly-minded than he was timid, was reduced to despair by the loss by which he was threatened."
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