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  • adj. Above or beyond the mundane.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Being above the world; -- opposed to inframundane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Being above the world; superior to the world or earthly things.

Etymologies

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super- +‎ mundane

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  • (adjective) - (1) Elevated in nature or character above what pertains to the earth or world; belonging to a region above the world. Humorously or ironically applied to what is ideal, fantastic, or chimerical. Situated above the earth. Adapted from Medieval Latin supramunda by Thomas Aquinas.

    --Sir James Murray's New English Dictionary, 1919

    (2) Perhaps, in that supermundane region, we may be amused with seeing the fallacy of our own guesses.

    --Thomas Jefferson's Writings, 1818

    January 16, 2018