un·​event·​ful ˌən-i-ˈvent-fəl How to pronounce uneventful (audio)
: marked by no noteworthy or untoward incidents : placid
an uneventful weekend
uneventfully adverb
uneventfulness noun

Examples of uneventful in a Sentence

The flight home was uneventful.
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Word History

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uneventful was in 1800

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“Uneventful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uneventful. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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un·​event·​ful ˌən-i-ˈvent-fəl How to pronounce uneventful (audio)
: not eventful : lacking happenings that are interesting or worth noting
an uneventful vacation
uneventfully adverb

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