: failing to provide knowledge, understanding, or insight : not enlighteningan unenlightening explanation/answer
Examples of unenlightening in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebDemocrats and Republicans snarled at one another, and at the witnesses, including John Dean, the Watergate figure, in a predictably sour and unenlightening spectacle.
Jeffrey Toobin, The New Yorker, 14 June 2019 On one level, the explanation for brain avalanches is fairly simple and very unenlightening.
Chris Lee, Ars Technica, 16 Jan. 2018
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