Prosaicism
Prosaicism Pro*sa"i*cism, n. The quality or state of being prosaic; a prosaic manner or style. [R.] --Poe. [1913 Webster]

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  • prosaicism — Synonyms and related words: aridity, aridness, banality, barrenness, bromide, chestnut, cliche, commonness, commonplace, commonplace expression, commonplaceness, corn, dearth of ideas, dryness, dullness, familiar tune, flatness, hackneyed saying …   Moby Thesaurus

  • prosaicism — pro·sa·i·cism …   English syllables

  • prosaicism — āəˌsizəm noun ( s) : prosaism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prose — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Prose >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prose prose prose writer GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 prosaicism prosaicism prosaism prosaist proser PARAG:Prose >V GRP: V 1 Sgm: V 1 prose …   English dictionary for students

  • prosaism — /proh zay iz euhm/, n. 1. prosaic character or style. 2. a prosaic expression. Also, prosaicism /proh zay euh siz euhm/. [1780 90; < F prosaïsme see PROSE, ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • banality — Synonyms and related words: banalness, bromide, chestnut, cliche, commonness, commonplace, commonplace expression, commonplaceness, corn, corniness, familiar tune, familiarness, fustiness, hackneyed saying, hackneyedness, lieu commun, locus… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bromide — Synonyms and related words: abstraction, banality, chestnut, cliche, commonplace, commonplace expression, corn, familiar tune, general idea, generalization, generalized proposition, glittering generality, hackneyed expression, hackneyed saying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chestnut — Synonyms and related words: Joe Miller, Titian, adust, auburn, banality, bay, bay colored, bayard, brazen, bromide, bronze, bronze colored, bronzed, brownish red, buckskin, calico pony, carroty, castaneous, chestnut brown, cliche, commonplace,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cliche — Synonyms and related words: abstraction, banality, banalness, bathetic, bromide, byword, catch phrase, catchword, chestnut, cliched, commonness, commonplace, commonplace expression, commonplaceness, corn, corniness, cry, fad word, familiar tune,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • commonness — Synonyms and related words: Attic simplicity, accustomedness, averageness, banality, banalness, baseness, chasteness, classical purity, cliche, coarseness, common occurrence, commonality, commonplaceness, confirmedness, conventionality, corniness …   Moby Thesaurus

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