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prosaic (adj.)

1650s, "having to do with prose" (a sense now obsolete), from French prosaique (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin prosaicus "in prose" (16c.), from Latin prosa "prose" (see prose). Meaning "having the character of prose (in contrast to the feeling of poetry)" is by 1746; the extended sense of "ordinary, commonplace in style or expression, lacking poetic imagination or beauty" is by 1813. Both sense are from French. Related: Prosaical; prosaically.

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Definitions of prosaic from WordNet

prosaic (adj.)
not fanciful or imaginative;
a prosaic and unimaginative essay
Synonyms: matter-of-fact
prosaic (adj.)
lacking wit or imagination;
Synonyms: pedestrian / prosy / earthbound
prosaic (adj.)
not challenging; dull and lacking excitement;
Synonyms: commonplace / humdrum / unglamorous / unglamourous
From wordnet.princeton.edu