Definition of uninteresting in English:



  • Not arousing curiosity or interest.

    ‘the scenery is dull and uninteresting’
    • ‘I think I had a notion that, being part of the midlands, the county would be flat and uninteresting.’
    • ‘The flashbacks to the uncles' escapades in Africa ought to have been the saving grace of a rather uninteresting slow plot.’
    • ‘To the public it would be worse than repulsive - tedious, utterly uninteresting.’
    • ‘From the outset, the news is rather dull and uninteresting - nothing much going on.’
    • ‘They can already sense how bland and uninteresting their relationship will be, how the years will yawn away and stretch to eternity.’
    • ‘In lesser hands, it could easily have devolved into something dull and uninteresting.’
    • ‘In Britain we already have enough retrogressive and uninteresting composers of our own - there's no need to import them.’
    • ‘Within this latter group lies cutlery, perhaps the most banal and uninteresting of eating-related subject matters.’
    • ‘Much of the rest of the job is routine and uninteresting.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, the character is poorly realised - he's just dull and uninteresting.’
    • ‘In my opinion this is because they got too much of it and it was done in an uninteresting and boring manner.’
    • ‘Some excellent actors are wasted in flat and uninteresting roles.’
    • ‘The problem with politics today is not that there are more shady goings-on than there were in the past, but that it is pale and uninteresting.’
    • ‘Alex blamed his curiosity on his uninteresting, tedious and all-round boring life.’
    • ‘Incredibly, this second lot of inmates are even more tedious and uninteresting than the first.’
    • ‘Today is so uninteresting I'm having to resort to repetition.’
    • ‘A writer is often easily inspired but the trick lay in the ability to turn a most uninteresting object into one of great curiosity.’
    • ‘It is all about texture and effect; the harmonic structure seems uninteresting, the rhythmic interest is minimal.’
    • ‘The kids, besides looking like brothers, were bland and uninteresting.’
    • ‘As a customer you'd probably think it a bit dull and uninteresting.’
    unexciting, boring, dull, tiresome, wearisome, tedious, dreary, tiring, flat, lifeless, monotonous, humdrum, uneventful, slow, unvaried, repetitious, commonplace, colourless, bland, insipid, banal, dry, pedestrian, prosaic, hackneyed, trite, clichéd, stale
    samey, mind-numbing, hacky
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