Definitions

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  • n. The characteristic of being mundane; ordinariness; worldliness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
  • n. the quality of being commonplace and ordinary

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Examples

  • In the first season the lives of these three men were just too mundane but a familiarity with the characters has grown over the past two seasons and now that mundaneness is enjoyable in its own way.

    Jackie K. Cooper: Men of a Certain Age Is Aging Well

  • Jetse de Vries: You don't understand: mundaneness is the red flag to our bullish bull.

    Shelfari:

  • Sadly, even the very articulate and intelligent woman who had chosen to give up work to look after her children still seemed to see looking after them as intricately connected to domestic mundaneness, even though she said ultimately she enjoyed it.

    SQHQ» Blog Archive » Mothers!

  • This is only to say that we're a bit familiar with the material from the start, so it feels like Ross and Eisner have some work ahead of them to avoid getting caught in the same mundaneness created by those others.

    The Creature from the Black Lagoon Remake Has Legs « FirstShowing.net

  • We all have our little anti mundaneness ... things that help us keep going, and I'd like to think that soon swancon will be an even bigger boost that isn't rejuvenation, that i won't need the recharge and to immerse myself into the relative obscurity of being alternative too ...

    March 24th, 2005

  • Have you never noticed FSJ throwing out obviously wrong stuff before perhaps to make it look like he can't be bothered with the mundaneness of everyday life.

    Jon Ive says he's embarrassed to be British

  • Were their national community to lose it's 'mundaneness' or when an important part of their nationality is questioned then their nationalism becomes more apparent.

    Everybody's A Nationalist

  • People who inhabit Second Life are already escaping the boring mundaneness of their real lives.

    Bestiality May Be Knackered In Second Life

  • The mundaneness of life continues even when you're dying.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • "He was acquainting me with my age," Elsley said of Brittain he uses his mother's last name, then 19, "and my boringness and the mundaneness of what I did."

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