uncompelling

adjective un·com·pel·ling \ ˌən-kəm-ˈpe-liŋ \
Updated on: 11 Jan 2018

Definition of uncompelling

: not forceful, interesting, or persuasive : not compelling
  • an uncompelling argument
  • an uncompelling story
  • uncompelling evidence

uncompellingly

adverb

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1920


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