Definition of uninspiring in English:



  • Not producing excitement or interest.

    ‘an uninspiring game that United scarcely deserved to win’
    • ‘Or why not just smudge the black and white together to create a faintly uninspiring shade of grey?’
    • ‘The interior of East Buckley High was just as uninspiring and grey as the exterior, but in the October chill, at least it was halfway warm.’
    • ‘The first few songs are bland and uninspiring public space music.’
    • ‘At the moment the area is gloomy and uninspiring, with grey concrete walls and floor.’
    • ‘The first walk has a few small hills, the second walk is largely flat, but on a shabby wintery day was a bit dull and uninspiring.’
    • ‘Today is Easter Day and what an uninspiring day it is here in a dull Northern English town - and I don't just mean the weather.’
    • ‘Some may feel that they lack spontaneity and creativity and thus perceive them as boring and uninspiring.’
    • ‘It's better to have loved and lost than to be in a lacklustre and uninspiring relationship for the rest of your life.’
    • ‘It was bland and uninspiring - and, we suspected, possibly cooked from frozen rather than being fresh.’
    • ‘The sort of place they envisage Bradford becoming is clearly a far cry from the rather uninspiring face it currently presents to the world.’
    • ‘The dialogue they pass between them is flat and uninspiring.’
    • ‘More dull, bland, insipid and uninspiring commercial radio is on its way!’
    • ‘As expected, tonight looks like an extremely interesting end to a particularly uninspiring campaign.’
    • ‘During the afternoon and evening I spent much time contemplating the uninspiring square patch of rough grass that is to be our new garden.’
    • ‘The game then deteriorated into an error-strewn and uninspiring midfield battle.’
    • ‘Too many school buildings have been dull, uninspiring and institutional.’
    • ‘How did a country with such intelligent, inventive and generous constituents end up with such uninspiring politicians?’
    • ‘Even their more normal-sized vehicles are uninspiring and dull.’
    • ‘A lot of people tend to choose their moves based on the course they wish to study or a job they need to take and end up in some very uninspiring places of the UK but not me.’
    • ‘I should probably try on more items in the fitting room, because even my favourite items of clothing can look uninspiring on the hanger.’
    boring, dull, dreary, drab, unexciting, unstimulating
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