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noun, plural mun·dan·i·ties.
  1. the condition or quality of being mundane; mundaneness.
  2. an instance of being mundane: one of the mundanities of everyday life.
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Origin of mundanity

First recorded in 1495–1505; mundane + -ity
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Examples from the Web for mundanity

Historical Examples

  • In their midst one breathes a certain heady vapor of mundanity.

    The Simple Life

    Charles Wagner

Word Origin and History for mundanity


c.1500, from Middle French mondanité or directly from Medieval Latin mundanitatem (nominative mundanitas), from Late Latin mundanus "belonging to the world" (see mundane).

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