unadventurous

adjective
un·​ad·​ven·​tur·​ous | \ ˌən-əd-ˈven-ch(ə-)rəs How to pronounce unadventurous (audio) \

Definition of unadventurous

: not adventurous an unadventurous person an architecturally unadventurous design

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Other Words from unadventurous

unadventurously adverb
unadventurousness noun

Examples of unadventurous in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cult of experience and stoicism ultimately offer little solace (as Hemingway learned himself) when advancing age dulls the senses and sharpens the reality of inevitable (and probably unadventurous) death. D.j. Tice, Star Tribune, "'Hemingway' faces hard facts," 5 Apr. 2021 The president has stuck to a mostly unadventurous menu. Washington Post, "Trump to Face Off With Japan’s Abe on Trade After Golf and Sumo," 20 Sep. 2019 The president has stuck to a mostly unadventurous menu. Washington Post, "Trump to Face Off With Japan’s Abe on Trade After Golf and Sumo," 20 Sep. 2019 The president has stuck to a mostly unadventurous menu. Washington Post, "Trump to Face Off With Japan’s Abe on Trade After Golf and Sumo," 20 Sep. 2019 The president has stuck to a mostly unadventurous menu. Washington Post, "Trump to Face Off With Japan’s Abe on Trade After Golf and Sumo," 20 Sep. 2019 The president has stuck to a mostly unadventurous menu. Washington Post, "Trump to Face Off With Japan’s Abe on Trade After Golf and Sumo," 20 Sep. 2019 The president has stuck to a mostly unadventurous menu. Washington Post, "Trump to Face Off With Japan’s Abe on Trade After Golf and Sumo," 20 Sep. 2019 The president has stuck to a mostly unadventurous menu. Washington Post, "Trump to Face Off With Japan’s Abe on Trade After Golf and Sumo," 20 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of unadventurous

1671, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unadventurous was in 1671

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15 Apr 2021

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“Unadventurous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unadventurous. Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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unadventurous

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unadventurous

: afraid to do or try new and dangerous or exciting things
: not exciting or unusual

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