from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or typical of this world; secular.
- adj. Relating to, characteristic of, or concerned with commonplaces; ordinary.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. worldly, earthly, profane, vulgar as opposed to heavenly
- adj. Pertaining to the Universe, cosmos or physical reality, as opposed to the spiritual world.
- adj. ordinary; not new
- adj. tedious; repetitive and boring
- n. A person considered to be "normal", not part of the elite group.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the world; worldly, as contrasted with
heavenly; earthly; terrestrial.
- adj. Commonplace; ordinary; banal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to this world; worldly; terrestrial; earthly: as, this mundane sphere; mundane existence.
- In astrology, relating to the horizon, and not to the ecliptic.
- n. A dweller in this world.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. concerned with the world or worldly matters
- adj. belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly
- adj. found in the ordinary course of events
"I'd revert back to thinking about guys getting blown up, getting shot at," he says, instead of focusing on what he called his "mundane and menial" schoolwork.
What if the mundane is the socio-cultural equivalent of the primordial soup?
All because s/he knows where they're going, recognizes that "mundane" is the fate of a business filled with "normal," and has the cojones to flaunt the HR/MBA guidelines because of her/his burning desire to achieve greatness.
(disequilibrium), or spontaneous order, but what I call mundane economics -- price theory, capital theory, monetary theory, business-cycle theory, and the theory of interventionism.
After a big block of text, here is my real topic: what kind of powers could be used effectively in mundane situations?
They are not exceptional, but they are not stupid either and they perform their tasks in mundane mediocrity A small percentage are outstanding individuals who perform above and beyond what is expected and make the rest of us look like dog turds.
Bullet time is put to use in mundane situations in these ads for Matrix Pachinko.
In a separate survey of scientists, Pew found that 85% now view the public's lack of scientific knowledge as a major problem for science, and three in four scientists said the news media's inability to separate significant scientific achievements from the mundane is one reason the public seems so misinformed.
I didn't realize that the almighty would get involved in mundane issues like US foreign policy. dubya luver
I want to study it and study it to see how he does that, how the mundane is suddenly underlaid with the utmost revelations and profoundities.