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prosaism

[proh-zey-iz-uh m] /proʊˈzeɪ ɪz əm/
noun
1.
prosaic character or style.
2.
a prosaic expression.
Also, prosaicism
[proh-zey-uh-siz-uh m] /proʊˈzeɪ əˌsɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < French prosaïsme see prose, -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for prosaism

prosaism

/prəʊˈzeɪɪzəm/
noun
1.
prosaic quality or style
2.
a prosaic expression, thought, etc
Derived Forms
prosaist, noun
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