Antonyms of adj poetic

2 of 4 senses of poetic

Sense 2
poetic -- (characterized by romantic imagery; "Turner's vision of the rainbow...was poetic")

INDIRECT (VIA figurative) -> literal -- (limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text; "a literal translation")

Sense 4
poetic, poetical -- (characteristic of or befitting poetry; "poetic diction")

INDIRECT (VIA rhetorical) -> unrhetorical -- (not rhetorical)

Similarity of adj poetic

4 senses of poetic

Sense 1
poetic, poetical -- (of or relating to poetry; "poetic works"; "a poetic romance")

Sense 2
poetic -- (characterized by romantic imagery; "Turner's vision of the rainbow...was poetic")
       => figurative (vs. literal), nonliteral -- ((used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech; "figurative language")

Sense 3
poetic -- (of or relating to poets; "poetic insight")

Sense 4
poetic, poetical -- (characteristic of or befitting poetry; "poetic diction")
       => rhetorical (vs. unrhetorical) -- (given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery")

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