What does mundane mean?

Definitions for mundane
mʌnˈdeɪn, ˈmʌn deɪnmun·dane

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. everyday, mundane, quotidian, routine, unremarkable, workaday(adj)

    found in the ordinary course of events

    "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

  2. mundane, terrestrial(adj)

    concerned with the world or worldly matters

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

  3. mundane, terrene(adj)

    belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly

    "not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"; "so terrene a being as himself"

GCIDE

  1. Mundane(a.)

    Commonplace; ordinary; banal.

    Etymology: [L. mundanus, fr. mundus the world, an implement, toilet adornments, or dress; cf. mundus, a., clean, neat, Skr. ma to adorn, dress, maa adornment. Cf. Monde, Mound in heraldry.]

Wiktionary

  1. mundane(Noun)

    A person considered to be "normal", not part of the elite group.

    Etymology: From mundanus, from mundus.

  2. mundane(Adjective)

    worldly, earthly, profane, vulgar as opposed to heavenly

    Etymology: From mundanus, from mundus.

  3. mundane(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the Universe, cosmos or physical reality, as opposed to the spiritual world.

    Etymology: From mundanus, from mundus.

  4. mundane(Adjective)

    ordinary; not new

    Etymology: From mundanus, from mundus.

  5. mundane(Adjective)

    tedious; repetitive and boring

    Etymology: From mundanus, from mundus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mundane(adj)

    of or pertaining to the world; worldly; earthly; terrestrial; as, the mundane sphere

    Etymology: [L. mundanus, fr. mundus the world, an implement, toilet adornments, or dress; cf. mundus, a., clean, neat, Skr. ma to adorn, dress, maa adornment. Cf. Monde, Mound in heraldry.]

Freebase

  1. Mundane

    In subcultural and fictional uses, a mundane is a person who does not belong to a particular group, according to the members of that group; the implication is that such persons, lacking imagination, are concerned solely with the mundane: the quotidian and ordinary. In science fiction fandom and related fandoms the term is used to refer, sometimes deprecatingly, to non-fans; this use of the term antedates 1955.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mundane

    mun′dān, adj. belonging to the world: terrestrial.—adv. Mun′danely.—n. Mundan′ity. [Fr.,—L. mundanusmundus, the world.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. mundane

    [from SF fandom] 1. A person who is not in science fiction fandom. 2. A person who is not in the computer industry. In this sense, most often an adjectival modifier as in “in my mundane life....” See also Real World, muggle.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mundane in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mundane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of mundane in a Sentence

  1. Roger Chao:

    There are those people today who live the same life, day in day out, predictable, risk free, dreamless, they are the harshest critics of those who strive to break free from this mundane existence. In this world, too many people are afraid to pursue the life they truly desire, too afraid of being criticised by others, too afraid of failing, too afraid of not knowing the way. However there are also those who choose to follow their dreams, those who choose to rebel, those who strive to be free, those who live. Stay true to yourself; break free from the chains of society and live.May you too have the strength and courage to pursue your dreams.

  2. Garrison Coward:

    Most millennials are not familiar with party structures; they just want to be involved, so it is important for us to find non-conventional ways to get millennials involved in the sometimes mundane party processes, especially on the state levels.

  3. General Colin Powell:

    Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word; and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to need protection.

  4. Philomena Mariani:

    The classic New York skyline has changed dramatically since Weegee's day, and the flurry of often mundane building construction over the last decades has obscured many of New York's iconic skyscrapers.

  5. Jim Holder:

    There are an awful lot of fast cars and supercars on display this year, what you see now is an industry that has got its swagger back and wants to show off a bit rather than put its hair shirt on about high miles per gallon and these slightly more mundane things.

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