Prosaical
Prosaic Pro*sa"ic, Prosaical Pro*sa"ic*al, a. [L. prosaius, from prosa prose: cf. F,. prosa["i]que. See {Prose}.] 1. Of or pertaining to prose; resembling prose; in the form of prose; unpoetical; writing or using prose; as, a prosaic composition. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster]

2. Dull; uninteresting; commonplace; unimaginative; prosy; as, a prosaic person. --Ed. Rev. [1913 Webster] -- {Pro*sa"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Pro*sa"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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