Prosaic appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
- Tide mats send a mynah prosaic at suede livery a jay reviled; Eustacia’s orphany madness tamed it.
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Definition of the adjective prosaic
What does prosaic mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more prosaic / most prosaic
- not fanciful or imaginative
- lacking wit or imagination
- not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
Alternative definition of the adjective prosaic
- Pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose.
- antonym: poetic
- [context: of writing or speaking] Straightforward; matter-of-fact; lacking the feeling or elegance of poetry.
- [context: usually of writing or speaking but also figurative] Overly plain or simple, to the point of being boring; humdrum.
Definition of the adjective prosaic for high school students
- plain, lacking liveliness
- example: Heather's prosaic recital of the poem bored the audience.
The adjective prosaic is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Prosaic
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by Yudit Kornberg Greenberg
PROSAIC. LOVE: SOCIOLOGICAL. PERSPECTIVES. ON. THE. AMERICAN. MARRIAGE. AND. CULTURE. OF. LOVE. Ann. Swidler. Romantic Love is the quality of “rightness” that defines the particular, unique other that one does marry; it is ...
by Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Craig G. Bartholomew, Daniel J. Treier
As a wisdom-oriented, canonically directed exercise of practical reason, theology is prosaic, ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
prosaic pro-:a'ik, or prosaical pro-za'ik-al, adj like prose; unpoetical; matter-of-fact; commonplace; dull; in or relating to prose (rare). — adv prosa icalty. — n prosa Icalness — n prosa ...
by Roland Greene, Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul F. Rouzer, Harris Feinsod, David Marno, Alexandra Slessarev
The “prosaic” usually has the last word. Ancient Menippean satire was sometimes defined as a combination of prose and poetry, but not in a way that would have applied to DoctorZhivago. Rather, the prose of Menippean satire does not just lie ...
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A crane looks over London, East.
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- The way down is quite prosaic
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- Prosaic Peckham Rye station view
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- Elegant and prosaic
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- Prosaic symmetry beautiful nonetheless.
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Scrabble value of P3R1O1S1A1I1C3
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine