Definition of mundane adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//mʌnˈdeɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//mʌnˈdeɪn//
(often disapproving)
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not interesting or exciting synonym dull, ordinary a mundane task/job I lead a pretty mundane existence. On a more mundane level, can we talk about the timetable for next week? Word Originlate Middle English (referring to something of this earthly world rather than a heavenly or spiritual world): from Old French mondain, from late Latin mundanus, from Latin mundus ‘world’. The current sense dates from the late 19th cent.Extra examples a rather mundane task He had no interest in such mundane details. She forced her mind onto more mundane things. To return to more mundane matters—lunch is at half past twelve.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mundane