worldly-minded

ADJECTIVE
  1. marked by materialism
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  • The worldly-minded, who failed to use their wealth and talents in the service of God,* For those in purgatory
  • The uninstructed worldly-minded man sees others dying around him but through intoxication with the pride of life he acts as if he were immortal.
  • 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. Tozer, a true and poetical meditation « Unknowing
  • The secular talk of the worldly-minded was galling to me, and I would look wistfully to the day when my own beloved companions would come.
  • Or, it may be understood spiritually; their backs are bowed down in carnality and worldly-mindedness. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)
  • The worldly-minded persons work with the lower or the impure mind.
  • The one is the sin of the worldly-minded rich man, and the other is the sin of the worldly-minded poor man.
  • The first may be called an error of worldly-minded men, the other an error of mistaken religionists.
  • 'I may be too easily alarmed; but, with the bustle and fuss my uncle makes about every thing he pursues, he seldom fails of carrying his point; and he is now elated with his success over the prudent and worldly-minded Mr Fitz-Owen, and believes his interposition would every where prove as infallible as it has done in hurrying up this marriage for Philippa.' The Old Manor House
  • It is the worldly-minded who overlook their own major faults but exploit even the minutest shortcoming in the other; such ones often make a mountain out of even a small word spoken by the other.
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