[ US /ˈɝθˌbaʊnd/ ]
[ UK /ˈɜːθba‍ʊnd/ ]
  1. lacking wit or imagination
    a pedestrian movie plot
  2. confined to the earth
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How To Use earthbound In A Sentence

  • With O, Rice has brought something new to the singer/songwriter genre: an accomplished sense of dramatics that keeps his music from ever becoming earthbound.
  • They present recent advances due largely to the advent of massive earthbound and spaceborne telescopes.
  • Most of the traditional rugby powers - the ones that have made the last eight of this World Cup - have a slightly claggy, earthbound feel about them.
  • Those who refuse to board an airliner out of fear, but seem unconcerned about using earthbound automobile transportation are ignoring statistics which demonstrate the far greater danger associated with automobile travel.
  • Without the vulture, many earthbound scavengers would not be able to locate food as quickly as they do.
  • These include lights and appliances that are voice-activated, personal virtual reality commercials that flash on walls as an individual walks past, and cars that are no longer earthbound.
  • Indeed he invented an earthbound metre for the purpose, the choliambic or limping iambic, also known as scazon.
  • The appearance of a given earthbound place in a painting or photograph normally initiates for the Western viewer an immediate response of physical orientation.
  • People around the world have taken inspiration from the metamorphosis of the earthbound caterpillar into the ethereal butterfly.
  • I'd just taught Cormack McCarthy's THE ROAD, which was well written but mindnumbingly depressing, and I wondered (since EARTHBOUND had a similar opening situation) whether I could make my book work without it being so psychologically painful. Grand Master Joe Haldeman tells all (or some, anyway) to Sci Fi Bookshelf
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