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banal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbanalba‧nal /bəˈnɑːl, bəˈnæl/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 ORDINARYordinary and not interesting, because of a lack of new or different ideas syn trivial 🔊 conversations about the most banal subjectsbanality /bəˈnæləti/ noun [countable, uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
banalEverybody says sorry and life goes on - it's that banal.Not that Springer is evil, though he is certainly banal.He was cautious, banal and predictable.a banal argumentSome of the means used by the military to explain mechanical procedures are devastating in their banal degradation.Even while the banal dialogue washes over you, the kicks and jumps remain spectacular.It was just another banal newspaper story.I was expecting an interesting interview but he only asked a few banal questions about the weather.
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