Definition of Prosing

1. n. Writing prose; speaking or writing in a tedious or prosy manner.



Definition of Prosing

1. Adjective. Writing prose; speaking or writing in a tedious or prosy manner. ¹

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Definition of Prosing

1. prose [v] - See also: prose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prosing

proses
prosier
prosiest
prosified
prosifies
prosify
prosign
prosigns
prosiliency
prosily
prosimetrical
prosimian
prosimians
prosiness
prosinesses
prosing (current term)
prosingly
prosings
prosiopeses
prosiopesis
prosiopetic
prosiphon
prosiphons
prosit
proskynesis
proslambanomenos
proslaver
proslavers
proslavery
proslepsis

Literary usage of Prosing

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1. The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778: With a Selection from Her by Fanny Burney (1889)
"... and I cannot give myself the trouble of recollection, not being in a prosing humour. I shall therefore take an abrupt and rather cavalier leave of this ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Tame, dull, meagre, jejune, languid, feeble, prosing, prosy, prosaic, insipid, spiritless, flat. Vapor* n. I. Gaseous state (of a substance ordi- ..."

3. Western India in 1838 by Marianna Postans (1839)
"I have been betrayed into such prosing, by compassion towards the condition of a people among whom I have passed the happiest periods of my Indian sojourn, ..."

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