Word of the day: 3/9/15-Prosaic

Word: Prosaic

You pronounce it: [proh-zey-ik] IPA:/proʊˈzeɪ ɪk/

Definition: 

adjective
1. commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact or unimaginative:
a prosaic mind.
2. of or having the character or form of prose, the ordinary form of spoken or written language, rather than of poetry.

Origin: 1650-60; Late Latin prōsaicus.

I found it while reading “Where’d you go, Bernadette” by Maria Semple:

Fox’s preoccupation with the prosaic caught the attention of Professor Michael Graves, who hired her to work in his New York Office. (104)

Works Cited:

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/prosaic

Let me know what you think. . .don't be shy.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s