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Spiritual vs. Mundane

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Spiritualadjective

Of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul.

‘Respect towards ancestors is an essential part of Thai spiritual practice.’;

Mundaneadjective

Worldly, earthly, profane, vulgar as opposed to heavenly.

Spiritualadjective

Of or pertaining to God or a place of worship; sacred.

Mundaneadjective

Pertaining to the Universe, cosmos or physical reality, as opposed to the spiritual world.

Spiritualadjective

Of or pertaining to spirits; supernatural.

Mundaneadjective

Ordinary; not new.

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Spiritualadjective

Consisting of spirit; not material; incorporeal.

‘a spiritual substance or being’;

Mundaneadjective

Tedious; repetitive and boring.

Spiritualadjective

Of or relating to the intellectual and higher endowments of the mind; mental; intellectual.

Mundanenoun

An unremarkable, ordinary human being.

Spiritualadjective

(Christianity) Controlled and inspired by the Holy Spirit; pure; holy.

Mundanenoun

A person considered to be "normal", part of the mainstream culture, outside the subculture, not part of the elite group.

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Spiritualadjective

Not lay or temporal; relating to sacred things; ecclesiastical.

‘the spiritual functions of the clergy; lords spiritual and temporal; a spiritual corporation’;

Mundanenoun

(fandom slang) The world outside fandom; the normal, mainstream world.

Spiritualnoun

A Christian religious song, especially one in an African-American style, or a similar non-religious song.

Mundaneadjective

Of or pertaining to the world; worldly, as contrasted with heavenly; earthly; terrestrial; as, the mundane sphere; mundane concerns.

‘The defilement of mundane passions.’;

Spiritualnoun

Any spiritual function, office, or affair.

‘He assigns supremacy to the pope in spirituals, and to the emperor in temporals. — Lowell.’;

Mundaneadjective

Commonplace; ordinary; banal.

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Spiritualadjective

Consisting of spirit; not material; incorporeal; as, a spiritual substance or being.

‘It is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body.’;

Mundaneadjective

found in the ordinary course of events;

‘a placid everyday scene’; ‘it was a routine day’; ‘there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute’;

Spiritualadjective

Of or pertaining to the intellectual and higher endowments of the mind; mental; intellectual.

Mundaneadjective

concerned with the world or worldly matters;

‘mundane affairs’; ‘he developed an immense terrestrial practicality’;

Spiritualadjective

Of or pertaining to the moral feelings or states of the soul, as distinguished from the external actions; reaching and affecting the spirits.

‘God's law is spiritual; it is a transcript of the divine nature, and extends its authority to the acts of the soul of man.’;

Mundaneadjective

belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly;

‘not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind’; ‘so terrene a being as himself’;

Spiritualadjective

Of or pertaining to the soul or its affections as influenced by the Spirit; controlled and inspired by the divine Spirit; proceeding from the Holy Spirit; pure; holy; divine; heavenly-minded; - opposed to carnal.

‘That I may impart unto you some spiritual gift.’; ‘Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings.’; ‘If a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one.’;

Mundaneadjective

lacking interest or excitement; dull

‘his mundane, humdrum existence’;

Spiritualadjective

Not lay or temporal; relating to sacred things; ecclesiastical; as, the spiritual functions of the clergy; lords spiritual and temporal; a spiritual corporation.

Mundaneadjective

of this earthly world rather than a heavenly or spiritual one

‘according to the Shinto doctrine, spirits of the dead can act upon the mundane world’;

Spiritualnoun

A spiritual function, office, or affair. See Spirituality, 2.

‘He assigns supremacy to the pope in spirituals, and to the emperor in temporals.’;

Mundaneadjective

relating to or denoting the branch of astrology that deals with the prediction of earthly events.

Spiritualnoun

a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States

Mundane

In subcultural and fictional uses, a mundane is a person who does not belong to a particular group, according to the members of that group; the implication is that such persons, lacking imagination, are concerned solely with the mundane: the quotidian and ordinary. The term first came into use in science fiction fandom to refer, sometimes deprecatingly, to non-fans; this use of the term antedates 1955.

Spiritualadjective

concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church;

‘religious texts’; ‘a nenber if a religious order’; ‘lords temporal and spiritual’; ‘spiritual leaders’; ‘spiritual songs’;

Spiritualadjective

concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul;

‘a spiritual approach to life’; ‘spiritual fulfillment’; ‘spiritual values’; ‘unearthly love’;

Spiritualadjective

lacking material body or form or substance;

‘spiritual beings’; ‘the vital transcendental soul belonging to the spiritual realm’;

Spiritualadjective

like or being a phantom;

‘a ghostly face at the window’; ‘a phantasmal presence in the room’; ‘spectral emanations’; ‘spiritual tappings at a seance’;

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