mun·dane (mŭn-dān, mŭndān′)
1. Of, relating to, or typical of this world; secular.
2. Relating to, characteristic of, or concerned with commonplaces; ordinary.
[Middle English mondeine, from Old French mondain, from Latin mundānus, from mundus, world.]
mun·daneness, mun·dani·ty (-dănĭ-tē) n.
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