Definition of ultramundane in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌəltrəmənˈdān/


Existing outside the known world, the solar system, or the universe.
Example sentences
  • Europe's epic was surely back in the Trecento, in Dante's ultramundane city: somewhere in that great meditation on divine fiat and human ingenium might have been the sign to ward off the evil.
  • That is what the tyrannies of the twentieth century had proven - that ultramundane humanism is inevitably inhuman humanism.
  • He has so much, grandeur, his appearance is imposing and in general His Divine countenance overflows with heavenly grace and an inexpressible ultramundane beauty.


Mid 17th century: from late Latin ultramundanus, from ultra 'beyond' + mundanus (from mundus 'world').

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Syllabification: ul·tra·mun·dane

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