Antonyms

1. worldly-wise

adjective. experienced in and wise to the ways of the world.

Antonyms

  • illiterate

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2. baby-wise

adverb. like a baby.

3. worldly

adjective. ['ˈwɝːldli'] characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world.

Synonyms

  • materialistic
  • earthly
  • economic
  • mercenary
  • profane
  • terrestrial
  • temporal
  • worldly-minded
  • material
  • sophisticated
  • secular

Antonyms

  • sacred
  • naive
  • unworldly
  • upper-class

4. worldly

adjective. ['ˈwɝːldli'] very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world.

Synonyms

  • blase

Antonyms

  • extraordinary
  • lower-class

5. wise

adjective. ['ˈwaɪz'] having or prompted by wisdom or discernment.

Synonyms

  • sapient
  • prudent
  • perspicacious
  • well-advised
  • sage
  • politic
  • sapiential
  • advised
  • owlish
  • advisable
  • omniscient
  • sagacious

Antonyms

  • imprudent
  • ill-advised
  • impolitic
  • inadvisable

Etymology

  • wis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wise (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wisen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wisian (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. wise

adjective. ['ˈwaɪz'] marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters.

Synonyms

  • judicious
  • prudent

Antonyms

  • stale
  • staleness
  • debilitating

Etymology

  • wis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wise (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wisen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wisian (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. wise

noun. ['ˈwaɪz'] a way of doing or being.

Synonyms

  • mode
  • style
  • fashion
  • way

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • soured
  • dirty
  • impure

Etymology

  • wis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wise (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wisen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wisian (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. Wise

noun. United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949).

9. wise

adjective. ['ˈwaɪz'] improperly forward or bold.

Synonyms

  • impudent
  • forward
  • impertinent
  • sassy
  • overbold
  • saucy
  • smart

Antonyms

  • improvident
  • irresponsible
  • careless
  • undiscerning

Etymology

  • wis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wise (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wisen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wisian (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. wise

adjective. ['ˈwaɪz'] evidencing the possession of inside information.

Synonyms

  • knowing
  • informed

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • undiplomatic
  • old

Etymology

  • wis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wise (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wisen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wisian (Middle English (1100-1500))
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