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Definition of Banal

Banal

  1. Commonplace; trivial; hackneyed; trite.

Banal Quotations

L'Oreal's slogan 'because you're worth it' has come to epitomise banal narcissism of early 21st century capitalism; easy indulgence and effortless self-love all available at a flick of the credit card.
Geoff Mulgan

There's a bizarre prejudice that exists in the New York publishing establishment that any work outside the tri-state area is being done by trained chimpanzees, that geography screens out sensibility. There's an idea that all Los Angeles writing is about the movie industry, that it's vulgar, shallow and banal.
Kate Braverman

Readers are made by readers - it is so obvious it is almost banal to say it.
Aidan Chambers

It's one thing to be banal, stupid, and idiotic on the inside. It's another to have it captured in writing.
Karl Ove Knausgaard

Everything has been said yet few have taken advantage of it. Since all our knowledge is essentially banal, it can only be of value to minds that are not.
Raoul Vaneigem
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Banal Translations

banal in German is banal
banal in Spanish is trivial
banal in Swedish is banal
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