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ba·nal / ˈbānl; bəˈnal; -ˈnäl/ • adj. so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring: songs with banal, repeated words. DERIVATIVES: ba·nal·i·ty / bəˈnalitē/ n. (pl. -ties) ba·nal·ly adv.

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banal (hist.) obligatory for all the tenants of a feudal jurisdiction XVIII; commonplace XIX. — (O)F. banal, f. ban BAN1; see -AL1.

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banal

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