mundane

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin mundanus, from mundus (world).

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mundane (comparative mundaner, superlative mundanest)

  1. worldly, earthly, profane, vulgar as opposed to heavenly
  2. Pertaining to the Universe, cosmos or physical reality, as opposed to the spiritual world.
    • 1662 Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (Dialogue 2):
      Amongst mundane bodies, six there are that do perpetually move, and they are the six Planets; of the rest, that is, of the Earth, Sun, and fixed Stars, it is disputable which of them moveth, and which stands still.
  3. ordinary; not new
  4. tedious; repetitive and boring

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NounEdit

mundane (plural mundanes)

  1. (slang, derogatory, in various subcultures) A person considered to be "normal", not part of the elite group.
    • 1996, "Angel of Death", furries vs. mundanes (discussion on Internet newsgroup alt.fan.furry)
      Some people just think your [sic] a sicko or something for enjoying the art. I know that alot [sic] of the time, I would rather see some nice nude furrygirls instead of pictures of nude mundanes.

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See alsoEdit

  • Wikipedia-logo.png Mundane on Wikipedia.Wikipedia Article on the use of “mundane” as a derogatory term.

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mundāne

  1. vocative masculine singular of mundānus
Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 23:02