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Antonyms for poetic
poʊˈɛt ɪkpo·et·ic

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term poetic.

Wiktionary

  1. poeticadjective

    Antonyms:
    prosaic

  2. poeticadjective

    Antonyms:
    prosaic

  3. poeticadjective

    Antonyms:
    prosaic

  4. poeticadjective

    Antonyms:
    prosaic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. poetic, poeticaladjective

    of or relating to poetry

    "poetic works"; "a poetic romance"

    Antonyms:
    literal, unrhetorical

    Synonyms:
    poetical

  2. poeticadjective

    characterized by romantic imagery

    "Turner's vision of the rainbow...was poetic"

    Antonyms:
    unrhetorical, literal

    Synonyms:
    poetical

  3. poeticadjective

    of or relating to poets

    "poetic insight"

    Antonyms:
    literal, unrhetorical

    Synonyms:
    poetical

  4. poetic, poeticaladjective

    characteristic of or befitting poetry

    "poetic diction"

    Antonyms:
    literal, unrhetorical

    Synonyms:
    poetical

How to use poetic in a sentence?

  1. Ahmed Kathrada:

    Not being able to see or interact with children for 20 years was possibly the most difficult thing to endure during my time on the island, there's a poetic justice that children in classrooms all over the world will now be able to visit Robben Island using this technology.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    And then there are many who lead the life of duplicity, not realizing that as they disguise themselves away from others, more they drift away from themselves. It's a poetic justice that the web of deceit and duplicity they begin to weave inside out, thus always turns around to return home outside in.

  3. Fran Lebowitz:

    If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.

  4. Spiegel Grau:

    Prince is a towering figure in global culture and his music has been the soundtrack for untold numbers of people — including me — for more than a generation; his creative genius has provided the musical landscape of our lives, millions of words have been written about Prince — books and articles, essays and criticism — but we're thrilled to be publishing Prince's powerful reflections on his own life in his own incandescently vivid, witty, and poetic voice.

  5. Umberto Eco:

    I would define the poetic effect as the capacity that a text displays for continuing to generate different readings, without ever being completely consumed.

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#17291poetic
#81963prosaic

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