Pronunciation of Mundane
/mʌndˈe͡ɪn/, /mʌndˈeɪn/, /m_ʌ_n_d_ˈeɪ_n/
Synonyms for mundane:
norm, pedestrian, run-of-the-mill, ordinarily, normality, second nature, ho-hum, overblown, rough-and-ready, nondescript, characterless, unexceptional, garden-variety, flesh and blood, no-frills, unmemorable, social, normalcy, day-to-day, white-bread, routinely, earthbound, fleshly, cookie-cutter.
Other synonyms and related words:
unremarkable, quotidian, unadventurous, fleshly, sublunar, telluric, rough-and-ready, normalcy, pedestrian, casual, terrestrial, earthbound, unexceptional, run-of-the-mill, overblown, ordinarily, sublunary, characterless, human, cookie-cutter, day-to-day, garden-variety, vanilla, planetary, workaday, ho-hum, tellurian, middle, terrene, earthen, nondescript, mortal, routinely, social, earthborn, geographical.
epochal, normal, metronomic, everyday, general, habitual, universal, continual, accustomed, Predominating, ordinary, Familiar, prevailing, conventional, traditional, cyclical, customary, common, usual, steady, rhythmic, frequent, average, commonplace, regular, standard, monotonous, recurrent, chronic, canonical, routine, periodic, constant, orthodox, stock.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for mundane:
- In such a place of mundane resort he hoped to find some man of good counsel and a shrewd experience in life. - "New-Arabian-Nights", Stevenson, Robert Louis.
- Looking at this face so mundane, so intellectually mundane, I see why a young man of refined mind- a bachelor who spends at least a pound a day on his pleasures, and in whose library are found some few volumes of modern poetry- seeks his ideal in a woman of thirty. - "Confessions of a Young Man", George Moore.
- We must have nothing so mundane as a carriage drawn by horses. - "Max", Katherine Cecil Thurston.