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(of a person) not easily excited.
- ‘We were nearing the classroom where Mr. Pegro, the most unexcitable teacher at Battle Ground Academy droned about various aspects of history and current events.’
- ‘His work on the trio of overlapping roles has won him justified praise from the normally unexcitable trade press in Cannes this past week.’
- ‘But the blurb says its author believes his fellow countrymen were once ‘polite, unexcitable, reserved and had hot-water bottles instead of a sex life’.’
- ‘He also had the advantage of an unexcitable, unideological nature.’
- ‘Grounded and unexcitable, Neilson says he is taking nothing for granted.’
- ‘They all seemed safe, unexcitable and reassuringly full of themselves.’
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