the condition or quality of being banal, or devoid of freshness or originality: the banality of everyday life.
an instance of this: We sat around the dinner table exchanging banalities.
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How to use banality in a sentence
Fans are tickled by the banality with which she discusses personal details about her life and family.‘The Other Two’ Roasted Justin Bieber and Became TV’s Funniest Millennial Comedy | Kevin Fallon | August 25, 2021 | The Daily Beast
For drivers and travelers on the road, the relationship with this space — a familiarity built up five minutes at a time, stop by stop — is a necessity and a banality.I Found the Formula for Road Trip Bliss, and It’s Gardetto’s and Sour Punch Straws | Jenny G. Zhang | May 26, 2021 | Eater
He gestures toward philosophy at times, citing, for example, Hannah Arendt’s concept of the banality of evil when discussing the moral wrongs brought about by hierarchy.
He is a master of reserve, a man of surface banality who talked about his seventh Super Bowl victory in terms as neatly shaved of emotion as his chin.Tom Brady still has the itch, and it’s taken him places no football player has been | Sally Jenkins | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Once the wrapping is removed, what is revealed are moral principles of utterly disarming banality.What the Freemasons Taught the World About the Power of Secrecy | John Dickie | August 13, 2020 | Time