uneventful

adjective
un·​event·​ful | \ ˌən-i-ˈvent-fəl How to pronounce uneventful (audio) \

Definition of uneventful

: marked by no noteworthy or untoward incidents : placid an uneventful weekend

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Other Words from uneventful

uneventfully \ ˌən-​i-​ˈvent-​fə-​lē How to pronounce uneventfully (audio) \ adverb
uneventfulness \ ˌən-​i-​ˈvent-​fəl-​nəs How to pronounce uneventfulness (audio) \ noun

Examples of uneventful in a Sentence

The flight home was uneventful.
Recent Examples on the Web The events leading up to the flights were uneventful, the documents show. Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY, "Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: New NTSB documents appear to point to pilot disorientation in fog," 18 June 2020 Unlike events in Selma, the Anchorage march was peaceful and uneventful. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, "How Alaska’s black community fought against police harassment, arson and rampant discrimination for civil rights," 15 June 2020 The shift had been largely uneventful, with no admissions, emergency codes or deaths. Lauren Caruba, San Antonio Express-News, "Night Shift," 12 June 2020 Our weather pattern remains uneventful, which is typical for mid June. Dallas News, "Dry and very warm this weekend," 12 June 2020 Even in a relatively uneventful primary election, some voters ended up waiting upwards of five hours. Gilad Edelman, Wired, "Georgia’s Failure Shows How Not to Run an Election in the Pandemic," 10 June 2020 Bowman led 110 laps and managed to stay out front after the final pit stops before cruising to the checkered flag in a smooth, fairly uneventful race featuring only one caution outside of the stage breaks. Greg Beacham, SFChronicle.com, "Alex Bowman gets his second NASCAR win — and, because of it, a tattoo," 1 Mar. 2020 Bowman led 110 laps and kept his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in front after the final pit stops for a comfortable win in a smooth, fairly uneventful race featuring only one caution outside of the stage breaks. Cincinnati.com, "Alex Bowman, driver of the No. 88 Cincinnati Chevrolet car, wins NASCAR race at Fontana," 1 Mar. 2020 Bowman led 110 laps and kept his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in front after the final pit stops for a comfortable win in a smooth, fairly uneventful race featuring only one caution outside of the stage breaks. Greg Beacham, azcentral, "Arizona's Alex Bowman holds off Busch bros at Fontana for 2nd NASCAR win," 1 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of uneventful

1800, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jun 2020

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“Uneventful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uneventful. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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uneventful

adjective
How to pronounce uneventful (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of uneventful

: having nothing exciting, interesting, or unusual happening : not eventful

uneventful

adjective
un·​event·​ful | \ ˌən-i-ˈvent-fəl How to pronounce uneventful (audio) \

Kids Definition of uneventful

: having nothing exciting, interesting, or important happening : not eventful an uneventful vacation

Other Words from uneventful

uneventfully \ -​fə-​lē \ adverb The day began uneventfully.

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