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ultramundane

[ uhl-truh-muhn-deyn, -muhn-deyn ]
/ ˌʌl trə mʌnˈdeɪn, -ˈmʌn deɪn /
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adjective
outside or beyond the earth or the orbits of the planets.
outside the sphere of physical existence.
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Origin of ultramundane

1540–50; <Latin ultrāmundānus, equivalent to Latin ultrāultra- + mundānusmundane
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How to use ultramundane in a sentence

  • One of these is the so-called ultramundane-corpuscle hypothesis of Le Sage; the other is based on the vortex theory of matter.

  • The hope of ultramundane felicity is, therefore, an illusion, and man is to seek such happiness as is possible only in this life.

British Dictionary definitions for ultramundane

ultramundane
/ (ˌʌltrəˈmʌndeɪn) /

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