Synonyms of banal
unoriginalDictionary • The text is banal.
stock • National security is the stock excuse for keeping things confidential.
ordinary • My life seems pretty ordinary compared to yours.
boring • boring television programmes
tired • I didn't want to hear one of his tired excuses.
routine • So many days are routine and uninteresting.
dull • They can both be rather dull.
everyday • an exhilarating escape from the drudgery of everyday life
pedestrian • His style is so pedestrian that the book is really boring.
commonplace • Foreign vacations have become commonplace nowadays.
mundane • Be willing to do mundane tasks with good grace.
tedious • the tedious business of line-by-line programming
dreary • They live such dreary lives.
stale • repeating stale jokes to kill the time
tiresome • the tiresome old lady next door
monotonous • It's monotonous work, like most factory jobs.
humdrum • trapped in a humdrum but well-paid job
threadbare • the government's threadbare domestic policies
trite • The movie is teeming with trite and obvious ideas.
unimaginative • Film critics called it a monumentally unimaginative movie.
uneventful • The return journey was uneventful, the car running perfectly.
uninteresting • Why did he choose these pale, nerveless, uninteresting people?
hackneyed • That's the old hackneyed phrase, but it's true.
wearisome • a long and wearisome task
platitudinous • his small-minded and platitudinous comments
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boringSomeone or something boring is so dull and uninteresting that they make people tired and impatient.
• boring television programmes
as dry as dust
as dry as dust
commonplaceIf something is commonplace, it happens often or is often found, and is therefore not surprising.
• Foreign vacations have become commonplace nowadays.
drearyIf you describe something as dreary, you mean that it is dull and depressing.
• They live such dreary lives.
Thesaurus for banal from the Collins English Thesaurus