Definition of Mundanity

1. Noun. The quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment.

Exact synonyms: Mundaneness, Sophistication, Worldliness
Generic synonyms: Quality
Derivative terms: Mundane, Sophisticate, Worldly
Antonyms: Naivete



2. Noun. The quality of being commonplace and ordinary.
Exact synonyms: Mundaneness, Ordinariness
Generic synonyms: Quality
Specialized synonyms: Averageness, Mediocrity, Expectedness, Commonness, Commonplaceness, Everydayness
Attributes: Ordinary, Extraordinary
Derivative terms: Mundane, Mundane, Ordinary, Ordinary
Antonyms: Extraordinariness

Definition of Mundanity

1. n. Worldliness.

Definition of Mundanity

1. Noun. The characteristic of being mundane; ordinariness; plainness; worldliness. ¹

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Definition of Mundanity

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Literary usage of Mundanity

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"MUNDANE, (mnn'-dane) a. Belonging to to the world. mundanity, (mun-dan'-e-te) nt Se- cularity ; attention to the things of the world. ..."

2. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1862)
"... it may appear that there lacked not any justice in our prince's cause, but that ambition, vain glory, and too much mundanity were the lets thereof. ..."

3. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1877)
"This, more than any other cause, perhaps, renders nature opaque indeed, in another sense than mere mundanity ; religiously extinguishing light in the ..."

4. The Simple Life by Charles Wagner (1901)
"... of mundanity. They recall the life outside, the turmoil, the rush. And were one sometimes disposed to forget this life, they would call back his ..."

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