Simple Definition of unpromising
: not likely to be successful or good
Full Definition of unpromising
: appearing unlikely to prove worthwhile or result favorably <an unpromising beginning>
unpromisinglyplay \-siŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of unpromising in a sentence
Things got off to an unpromising start.
She can do a lot with unpromising material.
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