Prosaic in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Prosaic

Pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose. | (of writing or speaking) Straightforward; matter-of-fact; lacking the feeling or elegance of poetry. | (main usage, usually of writing or speaking but also figurative) Overly plain, simple or commonplace, to the point of being boring.

Short Example Sentence for Prosaic

  • 1. Never was there so prosaic an interview. 🔊
  • 2. In these prosaic days! 🔊
  • 3. This is a very tame and prosaic conception. 🔊
  • 4. It is to the prosaic these things fall. 🔊
  • 5. Nature is reduced to a prosaic level. 🔊
  • 6. What life could possibly be more prosaic than his? 🔊
  • 7. Alas, for the prosaic quality of fact! 🔊
  • 8. Dull, prosaic times we are living in! 🔊
  • 9. It was hard to imagine him in the prosaic role of a guide. 🔊
  • 10. These words, in prosaic type, look banal. 🔊
  • 11. His companions sometimes laughed at him for this prosaic seriousness. 🔊
  • 12. The real trouble with the theme is its hopelessly prosaic ugliness. 🔊
  • 13. This childlike and prosaic mind is beginning to wane in the world of science. 🔊
  • 14. He knew nothing of the cold, prosaic world of selfish interests. 🔊
  • 15. The settler came third, prosaic and plodding, but dauntless too. 🔊
  • 16. Nor wood-land haunt, or murmuring grove Can its prosaic bosom move. 🔊
  • 17. I stoited; A creeping cauld prosaic fog My very sense doited. 🔊

How to use Prosaic in a Sentence?

  • 1. The work that is before us is more prosaic than was the duty of the puissant sovereign. 🔊
  • 2. This somewhat prosaic personality set off his more frivolous companion to advantage. 🔊
  • 3. My set detests the prosaic and commonplace; we must have the clever and original. 🔊
  • 4. Yet the story of the capital city of Iowa is neither prosaic nor uninteresting. 🔊
  • 5. The weak artist shirks the truth by a feeble idealism; the prosaic artist fails to transfigure it. 🔊
  • 6. The mechanical and prosaic man acknowledges God in his mechanical and prosaic way. 🔊
  • 7. To live, poetry would have to share the fears, angers, hopes and struggles of the prosaic world. 🔊
  • 8. My heroes risk their lives, but they are not soldiers, merely prosaic "bourgeois" and workmen. 🔊
  • 9. His prosaic release by Powhatan had developed into a romantic rescue by Pocahontas. 🔊
  • 10. The Radical literature of England is, with few exceptions, of a prosaic character. 🔊
  • 11. If Plato was an idealizing philosopher, Xenophon was a prosaic and matter of fact man of affairs. 🔊
  • 12. In a few minutes the contents of that letter graced the expanse usually sacred to more prosaic compositions. 🔊
  • 13. After a while it occurs to them that they ought to return to the drawing-room and the prosaic humdrumedness of everyday life. 🔊
  • 14. The second occasion was very prosaic and shockingly incongruous with the super-mundane colouring of these days. 🔊
  • 15. I must return to the more prosaic generalizations of conservation and its relation to the products of cultivation with which this article began. 🔊
  • 16. Henley reflected, in dismay at the thought of his present fancies being disturbed in such a prosaic way. 🔊
  • 17. He was a manly appearing fellow, though there was a glamour about him which made prosaic folk suspicious. 🔊
  • 18. It would have been so much more splendid to see the finished product of her art with no vexing memory of the prosaic processes of its upbuilding. 🔊
  • 19. We shall do better to begin with the prosaic and matter of fact minimum of truth: some poetry is philosophical. 🔊
  • 20. Some queer and unusual inspiration made the prosaic soldier resolute to accept these outrageous riddles without surprise. 🔊
  • 21. But stones, carbon, and light are familiar commonplace things, and fraught with prosaic associations. 🔊
  • 22. In the heroic times of chivalry men drew their swords for the sake of women; in these modern prosaic ones they draw their cheques. 🔊
  • 23. Sparrows twittered along the eaves, and the mighty city, with joy in its prosaic heart, was pacing majestically into the new and pleasant month. 🔊