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mundane

[ muhn-deyn, muhn-deyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF mundane

Synonyms for mundane

  • banal
  • day-to-day
  • everyday
  • humdrum
  • normal
  • prosaic
  • workaday
  • commonplace
  • earthly
  • lowly
  • routine
  • workday
  • worldly
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Antonyms for mundane

  • abnormal
  • uncommon
  • unusual
  • exciting
  • extraordinary
  • heavenly
  • supernatural
  • wonderful
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MUNDANE

Let our men of mundane warfare do their best—it will be useless.

Mundane's name was in big letters, and you could just see mine with the naked eye.

Then, and not before, she may address herself to mundane things.

The boy looked up with his first gleam of interest in mundane things.

All mundane phenomena were inexplicably contorted that night.

Our opponents hold out for mundane origin of all black rains.

Who can tell what are the limits which the Master of worlds has set to mundane calamity?

Mr. Pallzey saw that this Mundane Existence was not all Pleasure.

But in any event, it is wise not to think too much of these mundane things.

Mr. Sagittarius started, as if suddenly recalled to mundane matters.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "of this world," from Old French mondain "of this world, worldly, earthly, secular;" also "pure, clean; noble, generous" (12c.), from Late Latin mundanus "belonging to the world" (as distinct from the Church), in classical Latin "a citizen of the world, cosmopolite," from mundus "universe, world," literally "clean, elegant"; used as a translation of Greek khosmos (see cosmos) in its Pythagorean sense of "the physical universe" (the original sense of the Greek word was "orderly arrangement"). Latin mundus also was used of a woman's "ornaments, dress," and is related to the adjective mundus "clean, elegant" (used of women's dress, etc.). Related: Mundanely.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MUNDANE

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