Mundane

Mun"dane

(?), a. [L. mundanus, fr. mundus the world, an implement, toilet adornments, or dress; cf. mundus, a., clean, neat, Skr. ma to adorn, dress, maa adornment. Cf. Monde, Mound in heraldry.] 1. Of or pertaining to the world; worldly, as contrasted with heavenly; earthly; terrestrial; as, the mundane sphere; mundane concerns. -- Mun"dane*ly, adv.
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The defilement of mundane passions.
I. Taylor.
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2. Commonplace; ordinary; banal.
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