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pros·y

 (prō′zē)
adj. pros·i·er, pros·i·est
1. Matter-of-fact and dry; prosaic.
2. Dull; commonplace.

[From prose.]

pros′i·ly adv.
pros′i·ness n.
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prosy

(ˈprəʊzɪ)
adj, prosier or prosiest
1. of the nature of or similar to prose
2. dull, tedious, or long-winded
ˈprosily adv
ˈprosiness n
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pros•y

(ˈproʊ zi)

adj. pros•i•er, pros•i•est.
1. of the nature of or resembling prose.
2. prosaic; dull or commonplace.
[1805–15]
pros′i•ly, adv.
pros′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prosy - 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"
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Translations

prosy

[ˈprəʊzɪ] ADJ (prosier (compar) (prosiest (superl))) → prosaico, aburrido, monótono
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prosy

adj (+er) (= boring)redselig; (= over-literary)schwülstig
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The lyrical form of "October 28" yields to the prosier "October 30," when the poet senses that her subject requires something more explanatory.
These poems are some of the most cadenced, constructed psalm variations in recent memory, and reveal limitations in prosier, less song-like examples.