extramundane

adjective
ex·​tra·​mun·​dane | \ ˌek-strə-ˌmən-ˈdān How to pronounce extramundane (audio) , -ˈmən-ˌdān\

Definition of extramundane

: situated in or relating to a region beyond the material world

First Known Use of extramundane

1665, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for extramundane

Late Latin extramundanus, from Latin extra + mundus the world

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about extramundane

Statistics for extramundane

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for extramundane

The first known use of extramundane was in 1665

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on extramundane

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with extramundane

Comments on extramundane

What made you want to look up extramundane? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

suitable to be imparted to the public

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!