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mundane (adj) worldly and not religious or spiritual; uninteresting or dull.

Mundane matters are worldly matters connected with our daily lives as different from spiritual matters, connected with religion and God. We are interested in mundane matters if our interest is only in our possessions, our successes and failures in worldly matters, and our well-being. A person who always discusses shares and stocks, or of sports and games, etc., is mundane, as different from a person who is interested in religious or godly matters. A mundane affair is an uninteresting and unexciting affair. A mundane job is an uninteresting job for the job holder. A mundane movie is a dull movie. A mundane show provides no excitement.

  • Johnson is materialistic and is interested only in mundane affairs. All that he talks about is cars, houses, stocks and shares.
  • Most people in industrial cities lead pretty mundane lives, with nothing to enliven their dull existence, as they have neither the time nor the money for anything exciting.
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