1. [ adjective ] of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
Synonyms: planetary

"planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley "the planetary tilt" "this terrestrial ball"

Related terms: Earth Earth
2. [ adjective ] of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
Synonyms: telluric terrene tellurian
Related terms: land land land land
3. [ adjective ] of this earth
Synonyms: sublunary sublunar

"transcendental motives for sublunary actions" "fleeting sublunary pleasures" "the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball"

Related terms: earthly
4. [ adjective ] concerned with the world or worldly matters
Synonyms: mundane

"mundane affairs" "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"

Related terms: worldly
5. [ adjective ] operating or living or growing on land
Synonyms: land
Related terms: amphibious aquatic
Similar spelling:   terrestrially