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  ( cornier    comparative)   ( corniest    superlative  ) If you describe something as corny, you mean that it is obvious or sentimental and not at all original.      adj  
I know it sounds corny, but I'm really not motivated by money.     
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banal, commonplace, dull, feeble, hackneyed, maudlin, mawkish, old-fashioned, old hat, sentimental, stale, stereotyped, trite  

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corn, crony, cor, corner

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