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mundane is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mundane in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… by turning a mundane commoditized item …”

meanings of mundane


  1. Ordinary; not new.
  2. Worldly, earthly, profane, vulgar as opposed to heavenly.
  3. Tedious; repetitive and boring.
  4. Pertaining to the Universe, cosmos or physical reality, as opposed to the spiritual world.


  1. An unremarkable, ordinary human being.
  2. The world outside fandom; the normal, mainstream world.
  3. A person considered to be "normal", part of the mainstream culture, outside the subculture, not part of the elite group.
  4. A person not a Satanist.

mundane frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mundane occurs in english on average 8.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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