English adjective: worldly
|1.||worldly characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world|
|Samples||Worldly goods and advancement.|
Temporal possessions of the church.
|Similar||economic, material, materialistic, mercenary, mundane, terrestrial, worldly-minded|
|See also||earthly, profane, secular, sophisticated|
|2.||worldly very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world|
|Samples||The blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'.|
The benefits of his worldly wisdom.