Having or indicating an awareness of things as they really are
Lacking liveliness, charm, or surprise
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.
The greater part of the Koran is decidedly prosaic; much of it indeed is stiff in style.
But it is easy to understand the half-despairing adoration with which a shrewd and somewhat prosaic person like Joinville must have regarded this flower of chivalry born out of due time.