Banal : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Adjective )

His talk was full of
banal remarks.


1. Clichéd

2. Commonplace

3. Everyday

4. Hackneyed

5. Humdrum

6. Mundane

7. Ordinary

8. Pedestrian

9. State

10. Stereotyped

11. Tired

12. Trite

13. Vapid

14. Uninteresting

Contextual Examples:

In the words of the old
cliché, I am over the moon.

Western clothes are now
commonplace in Beijing.

I lead a pretty
mundane life – nothing interesting ever happens to me.

We were dressed up for the party but she was still in her
ordinary dress.


1. Challenging

2. Distinctive

3. Fresh

4. Imaginative

5. Interesting

6. New

7. Novel

8. Original

9. Stimulating

10. Unique

11. Unusual

Contextual Examples:

He was dressed in the highly
distinctive black and white coat.

Most of the
original inhabitants have left for the main land.

This success
stimulated him to ever greater efforts.

It is
unusual for him to be so rude.

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