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mundane

mun·dane

mundane

 
 
pronunciation:
muhn deIn
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to what is common and everyday; ordinary; commonplace.
My days are filled with just the mundane household chores.
synonyms:
banal, commonplace, everyday, ordinary, pedestrian, usual
antonyms:
extraordinary, imaginative
similar words:
customary, humdrum, mediocre, normal, practical, quotidian, routine, simple, standard
definition 2: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the earthly world; worldly or temporal, as opposed to spiritual.
The priest reminded them to think beyond the mundane matters of their lives and to focus on the spiritual.
synonyms:
earthly, material, physical, sublunary, temporal, terrestrial, worldly
antonyms:
eternal, ethereal, spiritual
similar words:
carnal, corporeal, fleshly, lay, profane, secular
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derivation: mundanely (adv.)