Definition of 'mundane'
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There's little glory in mundane tasks like fixing roundabouts and widening slip roads. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I found myself getting angry that I was doing mundane things instead of changing nappies. The Sun (2016)They are the mundane things but people often get them horribly wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is the mundane tragedy of life at the bottom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You are too bored and lack enthusiasm for mundane tasks today. The Sun (2015)The search for profit becomes part of the search for new ways of doing mundane things. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The reality of his life is more mundane. Times, Sunday Times (2015)More mundane tasks are also in the line of fire. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The most mundane things will keep me up all night. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Ninety per cent of my life is quite mundane. The Sun (2013)It turns a mundane task into a pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sometimes when a person is vulnerable for psychiatric reasons some relatively mundane thing triggers enormous resentment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My life is too mundane and repetitive to want to do it somewhere else as well. The Sun (2014)He volunteered for the most mundane tasks. Christianity Today (2000)It was surreal to be performing something so very mundane while knowing we were heading straight into hell. The Sun (2009)Often all you need do to raise a smile is point out the odd aspects of something quite mundane. Training with N.L.P. (1994)The reality was rather more mundane. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the staff are somewhat taken aback at a request for something quite so mundane as a list of properties for sale. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Wasn't that a rather mundane theme? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Who wouldn't want to swap their mundane lifestyle for something a bit more glitzy? The Sun (2006)You need presenters like the ones on the show to provoke a reaction rather than the mundane nonsense that is taking up precious airtime. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'mundane'
British English: mundane ADJECTIVE
Something that is mundane is very ordinary and not at all interesting or unusual.
Be willing to do even mundane tasks.
British English: mundane NOUN
You can refer to mundane things as the mundane.
It's an attitude that turns the mundane into something more interesting and exciting.
Definition of mundane from the Collins English Dictionary
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