un·event·ful | \ˌən-i-ˈvent-fəl \

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 \ adverb
uneventfulness \ˌən-i-ˈvent-fəl-nəs \ noun

Examples of uneventful in a Sentence

The flight home was uneventful.

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The first day's filming, Mitchell wrote, was uneventful, with gray and sometimes rainy conditions. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "When Hollywood did a Wisconsin drive-by — with Paul Newman behind the wheel," 15 May 2018 Rounding out the top five finishers were Kurt Busch, Chase Elliott, Kevin Harvick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. The day was relatively uneventful by Talladega standards, although there were two significant crashes on the day. Cheryl Wray, AL.com, "Joey Logano ends drought with win at Talladega's GEICO 500," 29 Apr. 2018 Lenka Perron let her two greyhounds out to use the bathroom Saturday night in her fenced yard at her St. Clair Shores home in what should have been an uneventful routine. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, "Dog found covered in blood, urine and feces after fleeing fireworks," 2 July 2018 But there was no late video review to benefit Portugal as Ronaldo's fourth World Cup came to an uneventful end. Tim Booth, chicagotribune.com, "Edinson Cavani scores twice as Uruguay ousts Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal," 30 June 2018 But there was no late video review to benefit Portugal as Ronaldo’s fourth World Cup came to an uneventful end. Tim Booth, BostonGlobe.com, "Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal ousted by Uruguay," 30 June 2018 Barnes said Justify had an uneventful trip from New York City. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Triple Crown winner Justify returns to Churchill Downs," 11 June 2018 The standup is largely uneventful late, with neither man landing any telling shots. Todd Martin, latimes.com, "Raphael Assuncao vs. Rob Font live round-by-round coverage," 8 July 2018 An uneventful United Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Washington, D.C., changed when a ceiling panel fell on a passenger while the plane landed on Wednesday, video of the incident shows. Madeline Farber, Fox News, "United Airlines ceiling panel falls on passenger when plane lands in Washington," 7 July 2018

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First Known Use of uneventful

1800, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of uneventful

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


un·event·ful | \ˌən-i-ˈvent-fəl \

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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