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Not exciting; dull.‘many school prospectuses are dull and unexciting’
tedious, dull, monotonousView synonyms
- ‘He might seem interesting on the outside, but he is utterly, utterly bland and unexciting.’
- ‘Many of their children have equally unexciting employment prospects.’
- ‘The band just became unexciting - boring - and I felt like I was playing a role.’
- ‘In other towns innumerable counterparts lived similar, humdrum, unexciting lives.’
- ‘Next, in the standard Chinese version, the dialogue is less stiff than in English but it is flat and unexciting.’
- ‘What a dull, unexciting and less than memorable sporting year that is just ending!’
- ‘It sounds unexciting when you say it out loud, plain and simple.’
- ‘But this is a bafflingly unrewarding, unexciting piece of work.’
- ‘The game by itself, is sort of bland and unexciting because of the lack of variety.’
- ‘The bland colors struck him as very plain, and unexciting.’
- ‘She left school at 17, did a succession of unexciting jobs, got married and divorced, and then went back to school in 1994.’
- ‘Convalescing from a fever is rather unexciting.’
- ‘An array of unexciting eateries were waiting by the bus station, their standards based on one-off long distance customers rather than repeat business.’
- ‘The battle scenes are also strangely unexciting.’
- ‘Taxonomy is unexciting, but it needs to be done.’
- ‘Sales, however, have been in decline for several years, and trading remains unexciting.’
- ‘How is it that some lecturers, even when discussing interesting topics, manage to make their subject come across dull and wholly unexciting?’
- ‘At first sight the menu was fearsomely unexciting.’
- ‘The next day was as boring, mundane, unexciting, humdrum, dull, tedious, uneventful and monotonous as usual.’
- ‘We all joked about the mundane and unexciting routines which the majority of us shared with girlfriends and wives.’
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