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Meaning of PROSAIC

Pronunciation:  prow'zeyik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines"
  2. [adj]  lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
  3. [adj]  not fanciful or imaginative; "local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones"; "a prosaic and unimaginative essay"

PROSAIC is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: commonplace, earthbound, humdrum, matter-of-fact, pedestrian, prosy, unexciting, unglamorous, unglamourous, uninteresting, unrhetorical



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pro*sa"ic\, Prosaical \Pro*sa"ic*al\, a. [L. prosaius,
from prosa prose: cf. F,. prosa["i]que. See {Prose}.]
1. Of or pertaining to prose; resembling prose; in the form
   of prose; unpoetical; writing or using prose; as, a
   prosaic composition. --Cudworth.

2. Dull; uninteresting; commonplace; unimaginative; prosy;
   as, a prosaic person. --Ed. Rev. -- {Pro*sa"ic*al*ly},
   adv. -- {Pro*sa"ic*al*ness}, n.