nonpoetic

adjective non·po·et·ic \ ˌnän-pō-ˈe-tik \

Definition of nonpoetic

: not poetic: such as
a : not of, relating to, or characteristic of poetry
  • nonpoetic writings
b : not having the elevated or expressive qualities associated with poetry
  • The style of love he emphasizes—attachment—is the sturdy, everyday nonpoetic kind that can survive a maelstrom.
  • —David Brooks

First Known Use of nonpoetic

1875


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