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prosaism

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

Origin of prosaism

1780–90; <French prosaïsmesee prose, -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for prosaism

prosaism

prosaicism (prəʊˈzeɪɪˌsɪzəm)

/ (prəʊˈzeɪɪzəm) /

noun
prosaic quality or style
a prosaic expression, thought, etc

Derived forms of prosaism

prosaist, noun
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