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prosaic

pro·sa·ic

prosaic

 
 
pronunciation:
pro zeI ihk
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: straightforward and plain; unimaginative; dull.
Compared with his earlier, delightfully inventive work, his second novel was disappointingly prosaic.
synonyms:
bromidic, commonplace, dull, everyday, humdrum, jejune, matter-of-fact, ordinary, pedestrian, prose, prosy, run-of-the-mill, undistinguished, unimaginative, unimpressive, vapid, workaday
antonyms:
imaginative, inspired, interesting
similar words:
banal, bland, boring, cliché, common, conventional, dry, flat, hackneyed, homely, insipid, lifeless, literal, mediocre, monotonous, routine, stale, tame, tedious, threadbare, tired, trite, usual, worn
definition 2: of or like prose.
synonyms:
prose
antonyms:
poetic
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derivations: prosaically (adv.), prosaicness (n.)