mundanity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mundane +‎ -ity (quality of)

Noun[edit]

mundanity (plural mundanities)

  1. The characteristic of being mundane; ordinariness; plainness; worldliness.
    • 2013 November 16, Patrick McGuinness, “Who's afraid of Marcel Proust?”, The Daily Telegraph (Review), page R20:
      Proust's novel grew and deepened into over 3,000 pages of everything and nothing: a Möbius strip of profundity twisting into mundanity, mundanity twisting into profundity.

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