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ultramundane

[uhl-truh-muhn-deyn, -muhn-deyn]
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adjective
  1. outside or beyond the earth or the orbits of the planets.
  2. outside the sphere of physical existence.
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Origin of ultramundane

1540–50; < Latin ultrāmundānus, equivalent to Latin ultrā ultra- + mundānus mundane
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  • The hope of ultramundane felicity is, therefore, an illusion, and man is to seek such happiness as is possible only in this life.

    The Philosophy of Disenchantment

    Edgar Saltus


British Dictionary definitions for ultramundane

ultramundane

adjective
  1. extending beyond the world, this life, or the universe
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