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mundanity

[muhn-dan-i-tee] /mʌnˈdæn ɪ ti/
noun, plural mundanities.
1.
the condition or quality of being mundane; mundaneness.
2.
an instance of being mundane:
one of the mundanities of everyday life.
Origin of mundanity
1495-1505
1495-1505; mundane + -ity
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  • In their midst one breathes a certain heady vapor of mundanity.

    The Simple Life Charles Wagner
Word Origin and History for mundanity
n.

c.1500, from Middle French mondanité or directly from Medieval Latin mundanitatem (nominative mundanitas), from Late Latin mundanus "belonging to the world" (see mundane).

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