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MUNDANITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does mundanity mean? 

MUNDANITY (noun)
  The noun MUNDANITY has 2 senses:

1. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
2. the quality of being commonplace and ordinary

  Familiarity information: MUNDANITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MUNDANITY (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

mundaneness; mundanity; worldliness; sophistication

Hypernyms ("mundanity" is a kind of...):

quality (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone)


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Meaning:

The quality of being commonplace and ordinary

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

ordinariness; mundaneness; mundanity

Hypernyms ("mundanity" is a kind of...):

quality (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone)

Attribute:

ordinary (not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree)

extraordinary (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mundanity"):

averageness; mediocrity (ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding)

expectedness (ordinariness as a consequence of being expected and not surprising)

commonness; commonplaceness; everydayness (ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace)


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