unpoetic

adjective
un·​po·​et·​ic | \ ˌən-pō-ˈe-tik How to pronounce unpoetic (audio) \

Definition of unpoetic

: not poetic unpoetic writing an unpoetic writer … a nervous, sensitive, high-strung nature, cast unduly upon a cold, calculating, and unpoetic world.— Theodore Dreiser

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1635, in the meaning defined above

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“Unpoetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpoetic. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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