prosaism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French prosaïsme

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɹəʊˈzeɪɪzəm/

Noun[edit]

prosaism (plural prosaisms)

  1. A manner, quality, expression, style, phrase or word that is prosaic.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      Euge! Heinrichi. O, the sublime bathos of thy prosaism — the muddy eddy of thy logic! Thou art the only man to understand a poet!

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