Examples of mundane in a sentence
On him, a mundane navy blazer looked like an Armani dinner jacket; around him, a dusky locker room became the chandeliered lobby of the Savoy. —Curry Kirkpatrick, ESPN, 19 Mar. 2001
How did our ancestors pass from the mundane activity of counting to the concept of ‘number’ in the abstract, devoid of any particular collection of objects to label? —John D. Barrow, Pi in the Sky, 1992
They decided on buttock tattoos, rather than the more mundane engagement ring, because a tattoo is permanent. You can always pawn a ring. —Mike Royko, Chicago Tribune, 25 Aug. 1988
The day began with the mundane business of getting my white chiffon dress shortened … —Lady Bird Johnson, January 14, 1964, in A White House Diary, 1970
mundane chores, like washing dishes
They lead a pretty mundane life.
prayer and meditation helped her put her mundane worries aside
Origin and Etymology of mundane
Middle English mondeyne, from Anglo-French mundain, from Late Latin mundanus, from Latin mundus world
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of mundane
MUNDANE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mundane for English Language Learners
: dull and ordinary
: relating to ordinary life on earth rather than to spiritual things
MUNDANE Defined for Kids
Definition of mundane for Students
1 : dull and ordinary I helped with mundane tasks, like doing dishes.
2 : relating to ordinary life on earth rather than spiritual things
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