Synonyms for mundane
mʌnˈdeɪn, ˈmʌn deɪnmun·dane
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A person considered to be normal, not part of the elite group.
ordinary; not new
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Princeton's WordNet4.5 / 6 votes
everyday, mundane, quotidian, routine, unremarkable, workadayadjective
found in the ordinary course of events
"a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
concerned with the world or worldly matters
"mundane affairs"; "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"
belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly
"not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"; "so terrene a being as himself"
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A large part of your brain is shackled by the boredom and drudgery of everyday existence, you have to drive a car, vacuum the floor or take the garbage out. But imagine if technology could come along and take care of all these mundane chores for you, and allow you to indulge in the forms of creative expression that only the human brain can indulge in. What a beautiful world we would be able to create around us.
In the 1800s, 90 percent of us were just farming. Today it’s 2 percent of us. What happened to the other 88 percent? Technology came and gave us wings, ‘Smart’ has become so abused a term. It has become more of a marketing ploy. But true ‘smart’ technology—a true cognitive agent—will almost force man to say, ‘Lift up your game.’ Because the commonplace, mundane chores that were abusing your intellectual capabilities are no longer there. Descartes’ classic ‘Je pense, donc je suis’—‘I think, therefore I am’—has never been more applicable to man’s pursuits.
The classic New York skyline has changed dramatically since Weegee's day, and the flurry of often mundane building construction over the last decades has obscured many of New York's iconic skyscrapers.
Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word; and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to need protection.
If you can turn a battle into good versus evil, or doing God's will, you will get so much more devotion, it's a calling that invokes more than the mundane; it raises the stakes.
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- alltäglich, weltlich, nervtötendGerman
- tavaline, maineEstonian
- maallinen, ikävä, tylsä, tavanomainen, tavallinenFinnish
- profane, ordinaire, ennuyeuse, ennuyeuxFrench
- saoghaltaScottish Gaelic
- evilági, földiHungarian
- mundane, usitatusLatin
- aards, afgezaagd, gewoonDutch
- verdslig, repeterende, kjedelig, alminneligNorwegian
- скучный, земной, обыкновенныйRussian
- dünyasal, olağan, can sıkıcı, dünyevî, harcıâlemTurkish
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