ADJ-GRADED (disapproval)
If you describe something or someone as uninspiring, you are criticizing them because they have no special or exciting qualities, and make you feel bored.

The series of speeches on the economy was uninspiring and a rehash of old subjects...

The house had a tiny kitchen with an uninspiring view.

...his image as a dull and uninspiring leader.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • uninspiring — [un΄in spīr′iŋ] adj. not able or likely to arouse enthusiasm in others [an uninspiring speech] …   English World dictionary

  • uninspiring — index insipid, jejune (dull), lifeless (dull), mediocre, pedestrian, prosaic Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • uninspiring — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not producing excitement or interest …   English terms dictionary

  • uninspiring — un|in|spir|ing [ˌʌnınˈspaıərıŋ US ˈspaır ] adj not at all interesting or exciting ▪ No one deserved to win this uninspiring game …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • uninspiring — un|in|spir|ing [ ,ʌnın spaırıŋ ] adjective not making you feel interested or excited: an uninspiring and disappointing campaign …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • uninspiring — adjective not at all interesting or exciting: an uninspiring piece of architecture …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • uninspiring — UK [ˌʌnɪnˈspaɪərɪŋ] / US [ˌʌnɪnˈspaɪrɪŋ] adjective not making you feel interested or excited an uninspiring and disappointing campaign …   English dictionary

  • uninspiring — adj.; uninspiringly, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • uninspiring — adjective Not inspiring …   Wiktionary

  • uninspiring — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. trite, banal, ordinary; see common 1 , dull 4 …   English dictionary for students

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