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

Other Words from unchallenging

unchallengingly adverb

Examples of unchallenging in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, bad managers, poor culture, inadequate compensation/benefits, work-life balance issues, lack of flexible schedules, feeling undervalued and unchallenging work are common reasons that lead to negative consequences and employee turnover. Niki Jorgensen, Forbes, 5 May 2022 Until now, brunch has been mostly the province of weekends—the sleepy, unchallenging meal. Jason Diamond, WSJ, 12 Jan. 2022 In terms of issues, Essaibi George is running the kind of campaign that used to win in this city: moderate, unchallenging, safe. BostonGlobe.com, 20 Oct. 2021 Their walls are just the right amount of nicked; their art is unchallenging but well-framed. Amanda Whiting, Vulture, 12 Sep. 2021 The final area where unchallenging games thrive is comedy. Joe Molander, Wired, 29 May 2021 Casarosa’s film makes a virtue of being simple and unchallenging. Kyle Smith, National Review, 19 June 2021 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, 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, 12 Dec. 2017 See More

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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 1 Oct. 2022.

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