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mun·dane / ˌmənˈdān/ • adj. 1. lacking interest or excitement; dull: seeking a way out of his mundane, humdrum existence. 2. of this earthly world rather than a heavenly or spiritual one: according to the Shinto doctrine, spirits of the dead can act upon the mundane world. ∎  of, relating to, or denoting the branch of astrology that deals with political, social, economic, and geophysical events and processes. DERIVATIVES: mun·dane·ly adv. mun·dane·ness n. mun·dan·i·ty / -ˈdānətē/ n. (pl. -ties) .

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mundane worldly, earthly XV; cosmic XVII. orig. mondaine — (O)F. mondain — late L. mundānus, f. mundus world, (earlier) universe of celestial bodies, spec. use of mundus personal adornment, after Gr. kósmos (see COSMOS). Later assim. to L. (see -ANE1).

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mundaneabstain, appertain, arcane, arraign, ascertain, attain, Bahrain, bane, blain, brain, Braine, Cain, Caine, campaign, cane, chain, champagne, champaign, Champlain, Charmaine, chicane, chow mein, cocaine, Coleraine, Coltrane, complain, constrain, contain, crane, Dane, deign, demesne, demi-mondaine, detain, disdain, domain, domaine, drain, Duane, Dwane, Elaine, entertain, entrain, explain, fain, fane, feign, gain, Germaine, germane, grain, humane, Hussein, inane, Jain, Jane, Jermaine, Kane, La Fontaine, lain, lane, legerdemain, Lorraine, main, Maine, maintain, mane, mise en scène, Montaigne, moraine, mundane, obtain, ordain, pain, Paine, pane, pertain, plain, plane, Port-of-Spain, profane, rain, Raine, refrain, reign, rein, retain, romaine, sane, Seine, Shane, Sinn Fein, skein, slain, Spain, Spillane, sprain, stain, strain, sustain, swain, terrain, thane, train, twain, Ujjain, Ukraine, underlain, urbane, vain, vane, vein, Verlaine, vicereine, wain, wane, Wayne •watch chain • mondaine • Haldane •ultramundane • Cellophane •novocaine • sugar cane • marocain

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