Sentence Examples


  • There is some poetry in this composition, but it alternates with very prosaic details.
  • On his return to France, a sadder and practically a wiser man, he settled down to very prosaic work.
  • A very prosaic explanation of this nocturnal noise is given by Judson.
  • That was Howie to a tee; totally dispassionate and prosaic, ready to join the gang and do someone else's bidding but seldom a decision maker.
  • The greater part of the Koran is decidedly prosaic; much of it indeed is stiff in style.