mundanity

mundanity (n.) c.1500, from M.Fr. mondanité or directly from M.L. mundanitatem (nom. mundanitas), from L.L. mundanus "belonging to the world" (see MUNDANE (Cf. mundane)).

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  • Mundanity — Mun*dan i*ty, n. Worldliness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mundanity — mundane ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking interest or excitement. 2) of this earthly world rather than a heavenly or spiritual one. DERIVATIVES mundanely adverb mundaneness noun mundanity noun. ORIGIN from Latin mundus world …   English terms dictionary

  • mundanity — noun see mundane …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mundanity — /mun dan i tee/, n., pl. mundanities. 1. the condition or quality of being mundane; mundaneness. 2. an instance of being mundane: one of the mundanities of everyday life. [1495 1505; MUNDANE + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • mundanity — noun The characteristic of being mundane; ordinariness; plainness; worldliness. See Also: mundaneness …   Wiktionary

  • mundanity — mun·dan·i·ty …   English syllables

  • mundanity — noun 1. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment • Syn: ↑sophistication, ↑worldliness, ↑mundaneness • Ant: ↑naivete (for: ↑sophistication) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mundaneness — noun 1. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment • Syn: ↑sophistication, ↑worldliness, ↑mundanity • Ant: ↑naivete (for: ↑sophistication) …   Useful english dictionary

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