Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Banality (Page: 115)

Ba*nal"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Banalities (#). [F. banalité. See Banal.] Something commonplace, hackneyed, or trivial; the commonplace, in speech.

The highest things were thus brought down to the banalities of discourse. J. Morley.