undramatic

adjective
un·dra·mat·ic | \ ˌən-drə-ˈma-tik \

Definition of undramatic 

: lacking dramatic force or quality : unspectacular

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undramatically \ˌən-drə-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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Two others, dressed somewhat like speed skaters, move in slow and undramatic unison. The New York Times, New York Times, "The Best Dance of 2017," 6 Dec. 2017 What makes Crater very different, and probably less audience-friendly, is its neutral, undramatic approach to the story. Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Crater' ('Il cratere'): Film Review | Tokyo 2017," 13 Nov. 2017 Edward Muska, 25, was part of the group that spent nearly 36 relatively undramatic hours inside — playing cards, watching movies, drinking beer — while Irma howled and rattled outside. David Ovalle And David Goodhue, miamiherald, "Fears mount in Florida Keys over damage, possible deaths from Hurricane Irma," 10 Sep. 2017 But short of rewriting the script, the show cannot escape the burdens this play imposes – suffering without meaning, ridicule for the sake of ridicule, and undramatic poetry. Hugh Hunter, Philly.com, "'Troilus and Cressida' at Pennsy Shakespeare: Energetic attempt to breathe life into a flawed play," 31 July 2017 This is the most undramatic post-season in any pro league. Dave Hyde, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Hyde5: With the 14th pick, the Heat take ....," 17 May 2017 Artificiality is what makes reality television enjoyable, even though these same shows, if advertised as fiction, would appear banal, repetitive and undramatic. Adam Kirsch, New York Times, "Lie to Me: Fiction in the Post-Truth Era," 15 Jan. 2017 The business now at hand is undramatic, practical, and of scientific definiteness and precision. Erick Trickey, Smithsonian, "Why Teddy Roosevelt Tried to Bully His Way Onto the WWI Battlefield," 10 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of undramatic

1754, in the meaning defined above

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