(adj.) characteristic of prose, as in lacking poetic beauty; dull, unimaginative; everyday, ordinary.


1. June was particularly unimpressed with his prosaic view of love which hinged on statistical compatibility.

2. June nearly fell asleep during the lecturer’s long, prosaic speech.

3. Though her long commute on the train to work seemed rather prosaic, June found beauty in watching the world pass through the windows and in getting a glimpse into the lives of other passengers.