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prosaic
used in A Room of One's Own

3 uses
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Definition
lacking anything unusual, interesting, or challenging
  • I find myself saying briefly and prosaically that it is much more important to be oneself than anything else.
    6 (83% in)
prosaically = lacking anything unusual
  • What one must do to bring her to life was to think poetically and prosaically at one and the same moment, thus keeping in touch with fact—that she is Mrs Martin, aged thirty-six, dressed in blue, wearing a black hat and brown shoes; but not losing sight of fiction either—that she is a vessel in which all sorts of spirits and forces are coursing and flashing perpetually.
    3 (20% in)
  • She has told you how she reached the conclusion—the prosaic conclusion—that it is necessary to have five hundred a year and a room with a lock on the door if you are to write fiction or poetry.
    6 (51% in)

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