Saturday, 31st May 2008 : Today's Word is ...
( Noun )
Pronunciation : bay-n�ll-tee
1. conventional or dull ordinariness
2. an ordinary remark or feature that lacks originality
3. a trite or obvious remark
Origin : 1745�55
bromide, clich�, commonplace, platitude, stereotype, truism, triteness, predictability, ordinariness, dullness, triviality, facileness
coinage, innovation, nuance, original saying, originality
� The banality of the speaker's remarks put the audience to sleep.
� Television commercials are full of banalities.
� Banality is a terribly likely consequence of the underused of a good mind. That is why in particular it is a female affliction.
� Banality is a symptom of non-communication. Men hide behind their clichs.
� A mental disease has swept the planet: banalization presented with the alternative of love or a garbage disposal unit, young people of all countries have chosen the garbage disposal unit.
� banalization : Noun
� banal : Adjective
� banalities : Noun - Plural
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