mundane | mundanity

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dull and ordinary

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mundane - dull

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Something commonplace and unexciting is regarded as being ‘mundane’. This word is frequently used in a professional context to refer to a task or job that is repetitive and tedious, but it is not always used in the negative. It can also be used in a neutral way to describe common, everyday routines or occurrences.

Synonyms routine,prosaic
Antonyms extraordinary,thrilling,sublime

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  1. I don’t want there to be anything mundane about our advertising campaign. It must stand out.

  2. Gary likes the security of his job, but the mundanity of the tasks makes it quite tedious.

  3. Phoebe is difficult to live with because everyday, mundane tasks like washing up and cleaning do not interest her.

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