Prosaic vs Dell - What's the difference?

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As an adjective prosaic

is pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose.

As a proper noun dell is

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prosaic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose.
  • The tenor of Eliot's prosaic work differs greatly from that of his poetry.
  • (of writing or speaking) Straightforward; matter-of-fact; lacking the feeling or elegance of poetry.
  • I was simply making the prosaic point that we are running late.
  • (usually of writing or speaking but also figurative) Overly plain, simple or commonplace, to the point of being boring; humdrum; dull; unimaginative.
  • His account of the incident was so prosaic that I nodded off while reading it.
    She lived a prosaic life.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * poetic

    Anagrams

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    dell

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • valley
  • * 1794, , lines 49-50
  • To this day they dwell
    In a lonely dell .
  • * Tickell
  • In dells and dales, concealed from human sight.
  • (obsolete) A young woman; a wench.
  • * Ben Jonson
  • Sweet doxies and dells .

    Synonyms

    * dale * dingle * vale * valley * See also