Associations to the word «Prose»


PROSE, noun. Language, particularly written language, not intended as poetry.
PROSE, noun. Language which evinces little imagination or animation; dull and commonplace discourse.
PROSE, noun. (Roman Catholicism) A hymn with no regular meter, sometimes introduced into the Mass.
PROSE, verb. To write or repeat in a dull, tedious, or prosy way.
PROSE POEM, noun. (literature) A literary text written in the manner of prose—without the fixed lines, rhyme, and meter often characteristic of poetry—but nonetheless clearly possessing some of the distinctive attributes of poetry, such as lyrical language, evocation of feeling, vivid imagery, metaphor, and linguistic devices like assonance or alliteration.

Dictionary definition

PROSE, noun. Ordinary writing as distinguished from verse.
PROSE, noun. Matter of fact, commonplace, or dull expression.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King