Synonyms for Banality:

n.

surprise, stereotype, truism. banality (noun)
platitude, commonplace, cliche, bromide.
commonplace (noun)
trite phrase.
common saying (noun)
trite phrase, truism, trivia, platitude.
communication (noun)
platitude, commonplace, cliche, bromide.
mediocrity (noun)
ordinariness, standard, mean, average, modesty, routine, mediocrity, normalcy, commonness, usual.
platitude (noun)
bromide.
tastelessness (noun)
tastelessness, vapidity, insipidity, blandness, plainness, unsavoriness, mildness, staleness, flatness, weakness.
unimportance (noun)
frivolity, trivia, irrelevance, triteness, inconsequence, insignificance, minutia, triflingness, unimportance.

Other synonyms:

stereotype, truism. Other relevant words:
commonplace, stereotype, platitude, surprise, cliche, trite phrase, bromide, truism.

Usage examples for banality

  1. At this banality the prophet made a little impatient movement as though he really could not be expected to stand waiting there for ever. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  2. At all cost we must avoid banality – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley