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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.
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prosaic

(prəʊˈzeɪɪk)
adj
1. lacking imagination
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) having the characteristics of prose
[C16: from Late Latin prōsaicus, from Latin prōsa prose]
proˈsaically adv
proˈsaicness, proˈsaicalness n
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pro•sa•ic

(proʊˈzeɪ ɪk)

also pro•sa′i•cal,



adj.
1. commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact; unimaginative: a prosaic mind.
2. of or like prose rather than poetry.
[1650–60; < Late Latin prōsaicus. See prose, -ic]
pro•sa′i•cal•ly, adv.
pro•sa′ic•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prosaic - not fanciful or imaginative; "local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones"; "a prosaic and unimaginative essay"
unrhetorical - not rhetorical
2.prosaic - lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
uninteresting - arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"
3.prosaic - not challengingprosaic - not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines"
unexciting - not exciting; "an unexciting novel"; "lived an unexciting life"
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prosaic

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prosaic

adjective
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Translations
jednotvárnýprozaickýstřízlivývšední
prosaisk
arkipäiväinenproosaproosallinen

prosaic

[prəʊˈzeɪɪk] ADJ (= dull) → prosaico
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prosaic

[prəʊˈzeɪɪk] adjprosaïque
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prosaic

adj task, explanation, job, nameprosaisch; approach, messagenüchtern; life, jokealltäglich
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prosaic

[prəʊˈzeɪɪk] adj (dull) → prosaico/a, banale
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