earthly-minded

  • 1 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] …

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  • 2 earthly-minded — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective archaic : worldly minded * * * earthˈly mindˈed adjective Having the mind intent on earthly things • • • Main Entry: ↑earth …

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  • 3 earthly-minded — a. 1. Sensual, sordid. 2. Devoted to this world. See earthly …

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  • 4 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] …

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  • 5 earthly — a. 1. Terrestrial. 2. Sensual, sordid, worldly, low, grovelling, vile, base, gross, earthly minded, earth born, earth fed, earth bred, carnal, unspiritual. 3. Natural, merely natural or physical, temporal, carnal, merely temporal, non spiritual.… …

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  • 6 Minded — Mind Mind (m[imac]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Minded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Minding}.] [AS. myndian, gemynd[=i]an to remember. See {Mind}, n.] 1. To fix the mind or thoughts on; to regard with attention; to treat as of consequence; to consider; to… …

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  • 7 earthly — Synonyms and related words: Philistine, base, bodily, carnal, carnal minded, conceivable, corporal, corporeal, earth, earthbound, earthy, feasible, fleshly, fluvioterrestrial, geophilous, human, hylic, imaginable, likely, material, materialistic …

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  • 8 Selfishness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Selfishness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 selfishness selfishness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 self love self love self indulgence self worship self interest Sgm: N 1 egotism egotism egoism Sgm: N 1 amour propre …

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  • 9 material — n 1. substance, matter, stuff, something, materiality, medium; meat, marrow, sum and substance; raw material, stock, staple, store, goods; building blocks, bricks and mortar, sticks and stones, lath and plaster; earth, clay, cement, concrete;… …

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  • 10 nonspiritual — adj 1. corporeal, corporal, bodily, fleshly, incarnate, somatic, physical, material; palpable, tangible, sensible, touchable, ponderable, appreciable. 2. wordly, unspiritual, mundane, temporal, earthy, earthly, external; secular, lay, worldly… …

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  • 11 Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence — An ancient chant of Eucharistic devotion based on the verses taken from Habakkuk 2:20 Let all the earth keep silence before Him taken from one of the books of the 12 minor prophets of Bible. The original was composed in Greek as a Cherubic Hymn… …

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  • 12 materialistic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. material, worldly; pleasure seeking, hedonistic, sybaritic, epicurean; greedy, avaricious, mercenary. See irreligion, pleasure, gluttony. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. mundane, carnal, earthly minded …

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  • 13 Islāmic world — Introduction  prehistory and history of the Islamic community.       Adherence to Islām is a global phenomenon: Muslims predominate in some 30 to 40 countries, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and along a belt that stretches across northern… …

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  • 14 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 15 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 16 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 17 Chinese zodiac — The 12 Chinese zodiac jade figurines. Shengxiao or Chinese Zodiac …

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  • 18 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 19 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 20 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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