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prosaic
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
lacking anything unusual, interesting, or challenging
  • She spoke with scorn of the other inhabitants of the apartment-house, who were "so prosaic, so conventional..."
    Chapter 5 (65% in)
prosaic = lacking anything unusual, interesting, or challenging

(editor's note:  scorn is a synonym for contempt or disrespect)
  • But Martin, being Martin, walked prosaically up and down his laboratory, snarling.
    Chapter 28 (14% in)

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