- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||straightforward and plain; unimaginative; dull.
Compared with his earlier, delightfully inventive work, his second novel was disappointingly prosaic.
- bromidic, commonplace, dull, everyday, humdrum, jejune, matter-of-fact, ordinary, pedestrian, prose, prosy, run-of-the-mill, undistinguished, unimaginative, unimpressive, vapid, workaday
- 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
||of or like prose.
||arid, austere, barren, hack, lackluster, ordinary, simple, sober
||prosaically (adv.), prosaicness (n.)