Thesaurus

banality

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of banality

an idea or expression that has been used by many people
  • another sitcom based on the banality of roommates with opposite personalities

Synonyms for banality

Words Related to banality

Near Antonyms for banality

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about banality

Time Traveler for banality

Time Traveler

The first known use of banality was in 1821

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Banality.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/banality. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on banality

Dictionary: Definition of banality

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with banality

Spanish Central: Translation of banality

Nglish: Translation of banality for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of banality for Arabic Speakers

Comments on banality

What made you want to look up banality? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!