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prosaism

[proh-zey-iz-uh m]
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noun
  1. prosaic character or style.
  2. a prosaic expression.
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Also pro·sa·i·cism [proh-zey-uh-siz-uh m] /proʊˈzeɪ əˌsɪz əm/.

Origin of prosaism

1780–90; < French prosaïsme see prose, -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for prosaicism

prosaism

prosaicism (prəʊˈzeɪɪˌsɪzəm)

noun
  1. prosaic quality or style
  2. a prosaic expression, thought, etc
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Derived Formsprosaist, noun
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