un·char·is·mat·ic | \ˌən-ˌker-əz-ˈma-tik, -ˌka-rəz-\

Definition of uncharismatic 

: lacking charisma : not charismatic an uncharismatic politician On the stump he is earnestly plodding and uncharismatic.— Dan Goodgame

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Party dissidents and critics say that the uncharismatic Milanese management consultant, who is far from a household name even within Italy, is the bland Big Brother of an Orwellian party that could shake up all of Europe. Jason Horowitz, New York Times, "The Mystery Man Who Runs Italy’s ‘Five Star’ From the Shadows," 28 Feb. 2018 Poe, Rey and Finn- the new heroes we're supposed to fall in love with - are uncharismatic and bland. Julie Washington, cleveland.com, "'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is supersized with space battles and more: Review," 12 Dec. 2017 The attack line had been previewed by the president’s personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, who read a hasty, uncharismatic statement at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the day before. Tina Nguyen, vanityfair.com, "Trump’s Master Plan to Take Down Comey, Revealed," 9 June 2017 But thanks to his close ties to Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the soft-spoken, uncharismatic cleric is now considered perhaps Rouhani’s most credible challenger, despite wobbles. Erin Cunningham, Washington Post, "In the race to unseat Iran’s Rouhani, two conservatives emerge as front-runners," 13 May 2017

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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