unchallenging

adjective
un·​chal·​leng·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈcha-lən-jiŋ How to pronounce unchallenging (audio) \

Definition of unchallenging

1 : not presenting interesting difficulties or challenges : not challenging found the work unchallenging
2 : not expressing or marked by doubt : unquestioning an unchallenging acceptance of official instruction

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Recent Examples on the Web Unlike Greta Gerwig, who reimagined Little Women and gave it a contemporary subtext, de Wilde and Catton deliver a largely faithful and unchallenging adaptation, beautifully staged and sharply acted by a cast adept at balancing wit and romance. Caryn James, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Emma': Film Review," 3 Feb. 2020 There's something unshakably patronizing in this presentation of not-terribly-dire interpersonal conflicts, an unchallenging perspective that nudges us to root for almost everyone. Meaghan Garvey, Chicago Reader, "Get ready to hate-watch another season of Easy," 12 Dec. 2017 The Rembrandt is a sweet, unchallenging contrivance that flirts ever so gently with transgression but ultimately leaves no doubt that its essentially complacent heart belongs to the Western canon. Tony Adler, Chicago Reader, "Steppenwolf’s Rembrandt is no masterpiece," 20 Sep. 2017 Being a dog mom is easy, unchallenging and the rewards are limited to the thrill of teaching a stupid dog how to sit. Nikki Saltz, Good Housekeeping, "My Dog Is My Kid, And You're the Only One Who Feels Weird About It," 5 June 2017

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First Known Use of unchallenging

1817, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unchallenging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchallenging. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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