Banal is an adjective that is used to describe something which is boring or ordinary. Not interesting or original. Predictable.
- His ‘banal’ jokes weren’t supporting his goal of getting investors to like him as an individual.
- His ‘banal’ article didn’t really have that wow factor, however the video that was embedded added some extra value that really got viewers interested in his content.
- She had a clear mantra which was to never get involved with people who are ‘banal’ by nature.