unenterprising

adjective
un·​en·​ter·​pris·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈen-tər-ˌprī-ziŋ How to pronounce unenterprising (audio) , -ˈen-tə- \

Definition of unenterprising

: not bold or venturesome : not enterprising … thousands of respectable, neatly-dressed, mechanical, unenterprising young men …— P. G. Wodehouse

First Known Use of unenterprising

1777, in the meaning defined above

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“Unenterprising.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unenterprising. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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