un·​dra·​mat·​ic | \ ˌən-drə-ˈma-tik How to pronounce undramatic (audio) \

Definition of undramatic

: lacking dramatic force or quality : unspectacular

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undramatically \ ˌən-​drə-​ˈma-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce undramatic (audio) \ adverb

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Recent Examples on the Web Old fashioned, undramatic, stable governance from a longtime liberal Democrat. Peggy Noonan, WSJ, 30 Sep. 2021 The political gains and limits of Black Power are encapsulated in the contrast between Rush’s long, if undramatic, career, and the inspirational yet violent life of Huey Newton, leader of the party that flamed out less than a decade after its birth. Michael Kazin, The New Republic, 30 July 2021 There is no patience for the undramatic, efficient, spiraling ascent of progress. Thomas Chatterton Williams, Harper's Magazine, 20 July 2021 Nentwig gives the impression of being a methodical and undramatic scholar, the type who never misses a deadline. Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker, 19 July 2021 Finn Little, who plays Connor, her young charge, is similarly intense but undramatic, his tears frequently making little rivulets down his muddy face. Jo Livingstone, The New Republic, 21 May 2021 The season ended in undramatic fashion on Sunday, and now all eyes turn to the NBA draft lottery. Omari Sankofa Ii, Detroit Free Press, 17 May 2021 Steveson's path to the finals was decidedly undramatic. Rachel Blount, Star Tribune, 2 Apr. 2021 In a few words True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. John Biggs, National Geographic, 29 June 2020

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First Known Use of undramatic

1754, in the meaning defined above

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“Undramatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undramatic. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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