What does the word mundane mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Earthly.

Usage examples for mundane

  1. Up and up, till only pines waved over me, and the track, leading along the edge of a deep khud, opened out at last upon a plateau, hot and sunlit; here an entrancing panorama of Nanga Parbat and the whole range of mountains round Haramok caused me to stop " at gaze" until a mundane desire for breakfast sent me scurrying down the dusty and slippery descent to Larch, where I found, as I had hoped, the rest of the party assembled expectant around the tiffin basket, while the necromancer, Sabz Ali, had just succeeded in producing the most delightful stew, omelette, and coffee from the usual native toy kitchen, made, apparently, in a few minutes with a couple of stones and a dab of mud! – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  2. I care not whether it be spiritual or mundane, the facts exist, and should demand the attention and condemnation of an intelligent community.... – Modern Spiritualism by Uriah Smith