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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Commonplaceness as a consequence of being humdrum and not exciting.

Usage examples (13)
  • Adjective : a prosaic mind
  • There is the grandiosity of that self-description – splendidly undercut by the prosaicness of the "twenty practical actions for happiness", which urges people to hug...
  • We still don't know the decisive elements that went into that change from an older style of symbolism and writing poetry to the new style — the new style being a new type of...
  • His seeming repetitiveness, his clumsy prosaicness, and his insistence on a kind of pop-culture for more
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