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mundane

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of mundane

  1. 1 having to do with the practical details of regular life <they didn't want to be bothered with mundane concerns like doing the dishes while on vacation> Synonyms everyday, nitty-gritty, prosaic, terrestrial, workaday Related Words earthly, temporal, worldly; average, common, commonplace, customary, familiar, garden, generic, normal, ordinary, plain, popular, routine, run-of-the-mill, run-of-the-mine (or run-of-mine), standard, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual; frequent, habitual, regular; expected, predictable Near Antonyms high-minded, lofty, noble, sublime; aberrant, abnormal, atypical; exceptional, extraordinary, freak, peculiar, phenomenal, rare, singular, special, uncommon, uncustomary, unique, unusual, unwonted; bizarre, curious, far-out, funny, odd, outlandish, out-of-the-way, outré, quaint, quirky, remarkable, screwy, strange, weird, wild

  2. 2 having to do with life on earth especially as opposed to that in heaven <a period for reflection and penitence, when spiritual concerns should take precedence over those that are mundane> Synonyms carnal, earthborn, earthbound, fleshly, material, earthly, sublunary, temporal, terrene, terrestrial, worldlyRelated Words animal, bodily, corporal, corporeal, physical; daily, diurnal; unspiritual; anthropic (or anthropical), anthropocentricNear Antonyms celestial, Elysian, empyreal, empyrean, supernal; metaphysical; devotional, divine, religious, sacred, spiritual, utopian; extraterrestrial; ethereal, supernatural, transcendent, transcendentalAntonyms heavenly, nontemporal, unearthly, unworldly


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