Antonyms of adj earthy

4 of 5 senses of earthy

Sense 1
crude, earthy, gross, vulgar -- (conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited")

INDIRECT (VIA indecent) -> decent -- (conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana)

Sense 2
earthy -- (not far removed from or suggestive of nature; "the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of new-mown grass")

INDIRECT (VIA natural) -> unnatural -- (not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature; "an unnatural death"; "the child's unnatural interest in death")

Sense 3
earthy -- (hearty and lusty; "an earthy enjoyment of life")

INDIRECT (VIA uninhibited) -> inhibited -- (held back or restrained or prevented; "in certain conditions previously inhibited conditioned reactions can reappear")

Sense 5
down-to-earth, earthy -- (sensible and practical; "has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem"; "her earthy common sense")

INDIRECT (VIA realistic) -> unrealistic -- (not realistic; "unrealistic expectations"; "prices at unrealistic high levels")

Similarity of adj earthy

5 senses of earthy

Sense 1
crude, earthy, gross, vulgar -- (conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited")
       => indecent (vs. decent) -- (offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture")

Sense 2
earthy -- (not far removed from or suggestive of nature; "the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow"; "earthy smells of new-mown grass")
       => natural (vs. unnatural) -- (in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature; "a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena")

Sense 3
earthy -- (hearty and lusty; "an earthy enjoyment of life")
       => uninhibited (vs. inhibited) -- (not inhibited or restrained; "uninhibited exuberance")

Sense 4
earthy -- (of or consisting of or resembling earth; "it had an earthy smell"; "only a little earthy bank separates me from the edge of the ocean")

Sense 5
down-to-earth, earthy -- (sensible and practical; "has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem"; "her earthy common sense")
       => realistic (vs. unrealistic) -- (aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are; "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans")

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