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supermundane

[soo-per-muhn-deyn]
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adjective
  1. above and beyond the nature or character of the worldly or terrestrial.
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Origin of supermundane

From the Medieval Latin word supermundānus, dating back to 1670–80. See super-, mundane
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Examples from the Web for supermundane

Historical Examples

  • You become a citizen of the selecter world, the highest we know of in connection with our old world, which is not supermundane.

    The Short Works of George Meredith

    George Meredith

  • Nor does calling this agency 'transcendent' or 'supermundane' make any substantial difference.

    Religion & Sex

    Chapman Cohen

  • The yogi must think himself to be this supermundane spiritual being.

  • There was no spectral testimony in this case; outer senses of many persons had learned her supermundane powers.


British Dictionary definitions for supermundane

supermundane

adjective
  1. of or relating to what is elevated above earthly things
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