prosaic

Prosaic means ordinary or dull. Most of us lead a prosaic everyday life, sometimes interrupted by some drama or crisis.

This adjective is from Latin prosa "prose," which is ordinary writing intended to communicate ideas and information. Prose is often contrasted with poetry, which usually has a more imaginative and original style.

DEFINITIONS OF: prosaic

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adj lacking wit or imagination

Synonyms:
earthbound, pedestrian, prosy
uninteresting
arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement

adj not challenging; dull and lacking excitement

adj not fanciful or imaginative

“a prosaic and unimaginative essay”
Synonyms:
matter-of-fact
unrhetorical
not rhetorical
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