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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Commonplace. Also: Unimaginative.

Usage examples (36)
  • You can go through your whole life telling yourself that life is logical, life is prosaic, life is sane.
  • The greatest things that the world has seen have been wrought out under the eyes of us, plain prosaic men that we are.
  • My most cordial thanks therefore for the gift which you call prosaic, and my best regards to your husband.
  • Even in prosaic settings "aggressiveness can be beneficial if it helps you pound the table and say, 'I want justice!" for more
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