prosaic
[ proh-zey-ik ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late 16th century; Latin From late Latin prosaicus, from Latin prosa ‘straightforward (discourse)’ (see prose). Current senses of the adjective date from the mid 18th century.
Synonyms
  • banal
  • drab
  • everyday
Antonyms
  • exciting
  • unusual
Definition
commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact or unimaginative
Example
The theater critic found the production to be prosaic and uninspiring.
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