Definition of unimpressed in US English:



  • Feeling no admiration, interest, or respect.

    • ‘I'm sure Marie-Claire won't mind me admitting that I was a little unimpressed by the first class or two.’
    • ‘Fortunately, he says, they were unimpressed by his superstar status.’
    • ‘As a veteran sari-wearer, she has seen most styles and patterns and is unimpressed with the show.’
    • ‘When they awoke their stinking hangovers were not helped by being hauled up in front of a distinctly unimpressed female judge.’
    • ‘However, industry observers were unimpressed, and it has failed to lift the share price.’
    • ‘Hong Kong's recycling industry is unimpressed with the pilot schemes so far.’
    • ‘One woman with fiery red hair and seemingly a temper to match seemed unimpressed with Sparrow's act.’
    • ‘The horse Winston was singularly unimpressed by any of these aspects; in fact, he looked extremely sulky.’
    • ‘Many remain unimpressed, still waiting for a new top-down ideology to chart the course.’
    • ‘It was once regarded with suspicion by employers, who were unimpressed by the notion of students lazing around for months.’
    • ‘Like so many people we believed the spiel about Hardy's Bay and were really unimpressed when we arrived!’
    • ‘He has a detailed discussion of the provisions of several laws and is unimpressed.’
    • ‘Lyon was unimpressed by the results of that project because its beautiful maps had no apparent utility.’
    • ‘I had a sausage roll for breakfast, and was severely unimpressed with myself.’
    • ‘After all, the last time our Richard tried for the franchise, the powers-that-be were unimpressed.’
    • ‘You are also unconventional, irreverent, and unimpressed by authority and rules.’
    • ‘Of course, as he tells his story, what emerges is his fundamental decency, and Old Nick remains unimpressed.’
    • ‘The people in the country are generally unimpressed by the arguments for war and as unimpressed with the arguments for peace.’
    • ‘She looked decidedly unimpressed with the boys' antics, or her hiccups, or something.’
    • ‘I rewound a film that had been in my camera since last year and took it to be developed and was singularly unimpressed with the results.’
    unaffected, untouched, unstirred, unperturbed, unruffled, untroubled, undismayed, unworried
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