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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishearthboundearth‧bound /ˈɜːθbaʊnd $ ˈɜːrθ-/ adjective  1 WORLDunable to move away from the surface of the Earth2 REAL/NOT IMAGINARYhaving very little imagination and thinking too much about practical things
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earthboundI too can not be earthbound.This gave greater depth to most of the patterns, but often made the dancers appear earthbound.As earthbound concrete replaced shimmering glass, so crude functionalism was to supplant soaring aspiration.To bring the same advantages to earthbound drinkers, Daedalus is inventing a low-pressure pub.The earthbound made derogatory jokes about empty cans, and turned their backs on the brash, glittering necklace of the night.Like them, too, in their less earthbound moments, he enjoyed the proud embracing of risk.The Blackbird, introduced in 1964 and retired in 1990, was the antithesis of a lumbering, earthbound oxcart.With Gibbons, he wrote, oak had given way to limewood and earthbound solidity to feats of impossible lightness.The Hubble space telescope takes clearer pictures of stars than earthbound telescopes.
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