prosaic: Associated Words
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Number of Syllables
  • paganly
    In a pagan manner. Dr. H. More.
  • literalness
    • noun adhereing to the concrete construal of something

  • disappointingly
    • adverb in a disappointing manner
      • the discoverer of argon, Sir William Ramsay, looked disappointingly ordinary

  • decencies
    • noun the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
    • noun the quality of being polite and respectable

  • depressingly
    • adverb in a depressing manner or to a depressing degree

  • literalism
    • noun the doctrine of realistic (literal) portrayal in art or literature
    • noun a disposition to interpret statements in their literal sense

  • drearily
    • adverb in a cheerless manner
      • in August 1914 , there was a dismally sentimental little dinner, when the French, German, Austrian and Belgian members of the committee drank together to the peace of the future

  • triviality
    • noun the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
      pettiness; puniness; slightness.
    • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
      trifle; technicality.

  • repulsively
    • adverb in an offensive and hateful manner
      odiously; abominably; detestably.
      • I don't know anyone who could have behaved so abominably

  • wholesomeness
    • noun the quality of being beneficial and generally good for you

  • irredeemably
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  • flatness
    • noun the property of having two dimensions
      two-dimensionality; planeness.
    • noun a want of animation or brilliance
      • the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style

  • incurably
    • adverb to an incurable degree
      • she was incurably optimistic
    • adverb in a manner impossible to cure
      • he is incurably ill

  • workaday
    • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
      mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; routine; everyday.
      • a placid everyday scene
      • it was a routine day
      • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant

  • dismally
    • adverb in a cheerless manner
      • in August 1914 , there was a dismally sentimental little dinner, when the French, German, Austrian and Belgian members of the committee drank together to the peace of the future
    • adverb in a dreadful manner
      • as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed

  • banalities
    • noun a trite or obvious remark
      platitude; cliche; commonplace; bromide.

  • infamously
    In an infamous manner or degree; scandalously; disgracefully; shamefully.
    The sealed fountain of royal bounty which had been infamously monopolized and huckstered. Burke.

  • monody
    • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
      monophony; monophonic music.

  • baldly
    • adverb in a bald manner
      • this book is, to put it baldly, an uneven work.

  • dullness
    • noun the quality of being slow to understand
    • noun the quality of lacking interestingness
      • the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees

  • hopelessly
    • adverb in a hopeless manner
      • the papers were hopelessly jumbled
      • he is hopelessly romantic
    • adverb in a dispirited manner without hope
      • the first Mozartian opera to be subjected to this curious treatment ran dispiritedly for five performances

  • versifier
    • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
      rhymester; poetizer; poetiser; rhymer.

  • intolerably
    • adverb to an unacceptable degree
      • The percentage of lead in our drinking water is unacceptably high

  • commonplaces
    • noun a trite or obvious remark
      banality; platitude; cliche; bromide.
    • adjective satellite completely ordinary and unremarkable
      • air travel has now become commonplace
      • commonplace everyday activities

  • deceptively
    • adverb in a misleading way
      misleadingly; deceivingly.
      • the exam looked deceptively easy

  • materiality
    • noun relevance requiring careful consideration
    • noun the quality of being physical; consisting of matter
      physicalness; corporeality; corporality.

  • determinedly
    • adverb with determination; in a determined manner
      unfalteringly; unshakably.
      • he clung to the past determinedly
    • adverb with ambition; in an ambitious and energetic manner
      • she pursued her goals ambitiously

  • diction
    • noun the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
    • noun the manner in which something is expressed in words
      phrasing; choice of words; verbiage; phraseology; wording.
      • use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton

  • seemingly
    • adverb from appearances alone
      ostensibly; on the face of it; apparently.
      • irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land
      • the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned
      • had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy
      • on the face of it the problem seems minor

  • banality
    • noun a trite or obvious remark
      platitude; cliche; commonplace; bromide.

  • dreadfully
    • adverb of a dreadful kind
      horribly; awfully.
      • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning
    • adverb in a dreadful manner
      • as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed

  • twaddle
    • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
      taradiddle; boloney; humbug; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; bosh; baloney; drool; tommyrot.
    • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
      prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber.

  • incongruously
    • adverb in an incongruous manner
      • his shirttails stuck out from his tuxedo pants somewhat incongruously

  • sneeze
    • noun a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
      sternutation; sneezing.
    • verb exhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one's nose
      • Pepper makes me sneeze

  • comically
    • adverb in a comical manner
      • the tone was comically desperate

  • realities
    • noun all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
      • his world was shattered
      • we live in different worlds
      • for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were
    • noun the state of being actual or real
      realness; realism.
      • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

  • absurdly
    • adverb in an absurd manner or to an absurd degree
      • an absurdly rich young woman

  • surplusage
    • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
      nimiety; surplus; excess.

  • utterly
    • adverb completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
      absolutely; perfectly; dead.
      • an absolutely magnificent painting
      • a perfectly idiotic idea
      • you're perfectly right
      • utterly miserable
      • you can be dead sure of my innocence
      • was dead tired
      • dead right

  • humdrum
    • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
      monotony; sameness.
      • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
      • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
      • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
    • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
      prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous; unglamorous.
      • an unglamorous job greasing engines

  • horribly
    • adverb of a dreadful kind
      dreadfully; awfully.
      • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

  • anticlimax
    • noun a disappointing decline after a previous rise
      • the anticlimax of a brilliant career
    • noun a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one

  • ludicrously
    • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
      ridiculously; preposterously; laughably.
      • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

  • tameness
    • noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
      jejuneness; jejunity; vapidity; vapidness.
    • noun the attribute of having been domesticated

  • decidedly
    • adverb without question and beyond doubt
      emphatically; in spades; unquestionably; by all odds; definitely.
      • it was decidedly too expensive
      • she told him off in spades
      • by all odds they should win

  • hatter
    • noun someone who makes and sells hats
      modiste; milliner; hatmaker.

  • painfully
    • adverb unpleasantly
      • his ignorance was painfully obvious
    • adverb in or as if in pain
      • she moved painfully forward
      • sorely wounded

  • homeliness
    • noun having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance
      drabness; dowdiness.
    • noun an appearance that is not attractive or beautiful
      • fine clothes could not conceal the girl's homeliness

  • flatly
    • adverb in an unqualified manner
      unconditionally; categorically.
      • he flatly denied the charges

  • surroundings
    • noun the environmental condition
    • noun the area in which something exists or lives
      environment; environs; surround.
      • the country--the flat agricultural surround

  • more
    • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
      more than.
      • more land
      • more support
      • more rain fell
      • more than a gallon
    • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
      Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.

  • moralising
    • verb interpret the moral meaning of
      • moralize a story
    • verb speak as if delivering a sermon; express moral judgements
      preachify; moralize; sermonise; sermonize.
      • This man always sermonizes

  • distressingly
    • adverb unpleasantly
      • his ignorance was painfully obvious

  • actualities
    • noun the state of actually existing objectively
      • a hope that progressed from possibility to actuality

  • deliberately
    • adverb with intention; in an intentional manner
      designedly; advisedly; on purpose; by choice; intentionally; by design; purposely.
      • he used that word intentionally
      • I did this by choice
    • adverb in a deliberate unhurried manner
      • she was working deliberately

  • moralism
    • noun a moral maxim
    • noun judgments about another person's morality
      • he could not stand her hectoring moralism

  • dully
    • adverb without liveliness
      • she nodded her head dully
    • adverb without luster or shine
      • the light shone dully through the haze
      • unpolished buttons glinted dully

  • didacticism
    • noun communication that is suitable for or intended to be instructive
      • the didacticism expected in books for the young
      • the didacticism of the 19th century gave birth to many great museums

  • astonishingly
    • adverb in an amazing manner; to everyone's surprise
      amazingly; surprisingly.
      • amazingly, he finished medical school in three years

  • realism
    • noun the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
    • noun the state of being actual or real
      realness; reality.
      • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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