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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 (33)
  • His prosiness felt to him as if he had spat on consecrated earth.
  • Since I could read none of them, I was spared their deadly prosiness.
  • Boy, 'and' Peter Bell, 'and great masses of hopeless prosiness in his long blank-verse narratives.
  • I doubt if these stately authors, wrapped in the cerements of their prosiness, may reasonably reproach a forgetful world. for more
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