not fanciful or imaginative
"local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones"; "a prosaic and unimaginative essay"
pedestrian, prosaic, prosy, earthbound(adj)
lacking wit or imagination
"a pedestrian movie plot"
commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous(adj)
not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
"an unglamorous job greasing engines"
Pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose.
The tenor of Eliot's prosaic work differs greatly from that of his poetry.
Straightforward; matter-of-fact; lacking the feeling or elegance of poetry.
I was simply making the prosaic point that we are running late.
Overly plain or simple, to the point of being boring; humdrum.
Origin: From prosaïque, from prosaicus, from prosa, from prorsus, from provorsus, from pro- + vorsus, from verto, from wer-.
alt. of Prosaical
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
-al, prō-zā′ik, -al, adj. pertaining to prose: like prose: commonplace in style, manner, or thought: dull.—adv. Prosā′ically.—ns. Prosā′icism, Prosā′icness, quality of being prosaic; Prō′saism, a prose idiom: a prosaic phrase; Prō′saist, a writer of prose: a commonplace person.
The numerical value of prosaic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of prosaic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of prosaic in a Sentence
They're actually quite prosaic agreements.
The seatbelt law and requiring deposits on bottles seem prosaic, but he liked the nitty-gritty things.
Maybe all that I am in this world and all that I have been and done comes down to nothing more than being a touch of color in a prosaic world. Even that is something.”
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