un·​bril·​liant ˌən-ˈbril-yənt How to pronounce unbrilliant (audio)
: not sparkling, illustrious, or distinguished : not brilliant
a rather unbrilliant career
… a devoted if unbrilliant model of diligence and loyalty …Edward J. Renehan, Jr.

Word History

First Known Use

1803, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbrilliant was in 1803

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“Unbrilliant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbrilliant. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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