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Synonyms for prosaic
proʊˈzeɪ ɪkpro·sa·ic

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  1. prosaicadjective


  2. prosaicadjective

    The tenor of Eliot's prosaic work differs greatly from that of his poetry.


  3. prosaicadjective

    I was simply making the prosaic point that we are running late.


  4. prosaicadjective


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prosaic

    pull, matter-of-fact, tedious, prolix

    poetic, animated, interesting, lively, fervid, eloquent, graphic

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. matter-of-fact, prosaicadjective

    not fanciful or imaginative

    "local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones"; "a prosaic and unimaginative essay"

    matter-of-fact, pragmatical, commonplace, humdrum, unglamourous, unglamorous, pedestrian, prosy, pragmatic, earthbound

    rhetorical, interesting, exciting

  2. pedestrian, prosaic, prosy, earthboundadjective

    lacking wit or imagination

    "a pedestrian movie plot"

    matter-of-fact, commonplace, humdrum, unglamourous, unglamorous, pedestrian, prosy, earthbound

    interesting, rhetorical, exciting

  3. commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourousadjective

    not challenging; dull and lacking excitement

    "an unglamorous job greasing engines"

    shopworn, monotonous, trite, humdrum, old-hat, unglamorous, earthbound, threadbare, tired, timeworn, stock(a), matter-of-fact, hackneyed, well-worn, banal, prosy, commonplace, pedestrian, unglamourous

    rhetorical, interesting, exciting

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prosaicadjective

    prosy, unpoetical

  2. prosaicadjective

    dull, flat, bald, stupid, uninteresting, unentertaining, tiresome, tedious, prosing, vapid, tame, humdrum

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How to use prosaic in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Schwartz:

    They're actually quite prosaic agreements.

  2. President Biden:

    The G-7 explicitly agreed to call out human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. I know this is going to sound somewhat prosaic, but I think we’re in a contest, not with China per se, but a contest with autocrats, autocratic governments around the world, as to whether or not democracies can compete with them in the rapidly changing 21st century, i think there’s plenty of action on China.

  3. Errol Flynn:

    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.”

  4. Harold Holzer:

    The seatbelt law and requiring deposits on bottles seem prosaic, but he liked the nitty-gritty things.

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