Definition of Banal

1. Adjective. Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse. "The trite metaphor `hard as nails'"




Definition of Banal

1. a. Commonplace; trivial; hackneyed; trite.

Definition of Banal

1. Adjective. Common in a boring way, to the point of being predictable; containing nothing new or fresh. ¹

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Definition of Banal

1. ordinary [adj] : BANALLY [adv] - See also: ordinary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Banal

bamipine
bammed
bammer
bammers
bamming
bammo
bammy
bamp
bampot
bampots
bamps
bams
ban
ban-the-bomber
banaba
banal (current term)
banaler
banalest
banalise
banalised
banalises
banalising
banalities
banality
banalize
banalized
banalizes
banalizing
banally
banalsite

Literary usage of Banal

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1. The Seigniorial System in Canada: A Study in French Colonial Policy by William Bennett Munro (1907)
"This is shown by the issue of royal edicts like that of 1686,2 compelling the seigniors to erect their banal mills as " necessary for the subsistence of the ..."

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