prosaically


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pro·sa·ic

 (prō-zā′ĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Consisting or characteristic of prose.
b. Matter-of-fact; straightforward.
2. Lacking in imagination and spirit; dull.

[Late Latin prōsaicus, from Latin prōsa, prose; see prose.]

pro·sa′i·cal·ly adv.
pro·sa′ic·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.prosaically - in a matter-of-fact mannerprosaically - in a matter-of-fact manner; "I applied my attention prosaically to my routine"
Translations

prosaically

[prəʊˈzeɪɪkəlɪ] ADVprosaicamente

prosaically

[prəʊˈzeɪɪkəli] advprosaïquement

prosaically

adv say, explainprosaisch; approachnüchtern

prosaically

[prəʊˈzeɪɪklɪ] advprosaicamente
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When he saw the little thing again as she really was, as Adam's wife, at work quite prosaically in her new home, he should perhaps wonder at the possibility of his past feelings.
The wise must bow to the wisdom of such men as Coleridge and Southey, but, being wise, have laughed at poetical theories so prosaically exemplifled.
He ached with desire to express and could but gibber prosaically as everybody gibbered.
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While possessing an interesting and fun name, your Daisy Flobert (which was probably made in Belgium for the American market) has no additional value over a similar, more prosaically branded gun.
Take the example of our Local Void, as it's prosaically known.
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