Definition of Prose

  • (n.) The ordinary language of men in speaking or writing; language not cast in poetical measure or rhythm; -- contradistinguished from verse, or metrical composition.
  • (n.) Hence, language which evinces little imagination or animation; dull and commonplace discourse.
  • (n.) A hymn with no regular meter, sometimes introduced into the Mass. See Sequence.
  • (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, prose; not in verse; as, prose composition.
  • (a.) Possessing or exhibiting unpoetical characteristics; plain; dull; prosaic; as, the prose duties of life.
  • (v. t.) To write in prose.
  • (v. t.) To write or repeat in a dull, tedious, or prosy way.
  • (v. i.) To write prose.

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