mundaneness


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mun·dane

 (mŭn-dān′, mŭn′dān′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or typical of this world; secular.
2. Relating to, characteristic of, or concerned with commonplaces; ordinary.

[Middle English mondeine, from Old French mondain, from Latin mundānus, from mundus, world.]

mun·dane′ly adv.
mun·dane′ness, mun·dan′i·ty (-dăn′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mundaneness - the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
2.mundaneness - the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
mediocrity, averageness - ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding
expectedness - ordinariness as a consequence of being expected and not surprising
commonplaceness, everydayness, commonness - ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace
Translations

mundaneness

n (= worldliness)Weltlichkeit f; (= everyday nature)Alltäglichkeit f; (= humdrum nature)Banalität f; (= tediousness)Langweiligkeit f
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