how to pronounce banality


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banality is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of banality in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… platitudes and natural banality are …”

meanings of banality


  1. A feudal right or obligation, especially the obligation for a peasant to grind grain at the lord's mill, or the profits accruing from such rights.
  2. The quality of being banal.
  3. Something which is banal.

banality frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word banality occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics banality can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that banality can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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