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mundane

(jargon)
Someone outside some group that is implicit from the context, such as the computer industry or science fiction fandom. The implication is that those in the group are special and those outside are just ordinary.
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He sought to find the essential truths of the world in the brief moments of mundanity, and strove to show how a philosophical approach to the "life-world" could illuminate the workings of literature and science alike.
It's now one of my most popular images – probably down to the mundanity of the meal and the exotic look of the diners.
Before it slips into mundanity, like those marvels of earlier eras - piped water, efficient sewers, street lights and moving images on a screen.
What I do know is that this episode suggests a future of utter mundanity with this regime.
Washingtonians, Bostonians and New Yorkers suffering a banal experience, be it an endless, rainy cab queue or an unentertaining wait at the Department of Motor Vehicles, need just follow Virgin Atlantic's American Twitter handle, @VAAintheUSA , and message their mundanity with the hashtag #FITFOO, and the airline's glamorous crew may just pop up with a treat to help turn the day right around.
For instance, between pages 282 and 313 there are no extended essays at all, simply pages of close-set type the mundanity of which is broken only by a few unexciting monochrome photographs.
Contrast the mundanity of a race with the huge range of possibilities which exist in any team game, from football to rugby to cricket.
A realisation, too, that the mundanity of everyday, family life is now as rich with reward as a sport that leaves so many of its heroes pawing for thought and reason on a canvas floor.
Starved of jokes and slathered in sentiment, Dennis Dugan's film is a soul-destroying exercise in mundanity.
Successful long-term relationships are built on the understanding that togetherness is about the grinding mundanity of the everyday as well as the adrenalin rush of lust.
Levy maintains a brisk pace to proceedings and allows for the odd moment of MIDDLE class, middle-aged, middle income New Jersey couple Phil and Claire Foster live an existence of life-sapping mundanity in the suburbs - punctuated only by a routine weekly 'date night' at a local eatery.