uncreative

adjective un·cre·at·ive \ ˌən-krē-ˈā-tiv \

Definition of uncreative

: lacking originality of thought : not productive of new ideas : not creative
  • an uncreative imagination
  • … thinks focus groups are uncreative, unproductive, and excruciatingly boring.
  • —Jeremy Main

Recent Examples of uncreative from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'uncreative.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of uncreative

1855

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up uncreative? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a case containing an explosive

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • spring-flowers
  • Which is a synonym of raillery?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!