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

Examples of uneventful in a Sentence

The flight home was uneventful.
Recent Examples on the Web After a largely uneventful first half, in which neither side registered a shot on target, Tielemans' strike lit up the match. George Ramsay, CNN, 15 May 2021 After a largely uneventful 2020 summer, this is exactly what the comeback should look like. Jamila Stewart, Essence, 20 Apr. 2021 No side effects Being a research subject was uneventful. Martin Enserink, Science | AAAS, 24 May 2021 From Gordon-Reed’s perspective, the move was uneventful. New York Times, 7 May 2021 The trio’s first three months in Paris were relatively uneventful. Claudia Kalb, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 Apr. 2021 The European Central Bank’s policy meeting is expected to be fairly uneventful, with officials likely leaving interest rates and the pace of bond purchases unchanged. Wsj Staff, WSJ, 18 Apr. 2021 The past half century has been relatively uneventful for scientist’s understanding of the subatomic world. Don Lincoln, Forbes, 7 Apr. 2021 Whether the conversation was positive, negative, or just uneventful, viewers deserved to see it. Lydia Wang, refinery29.com, 16 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of uneventful

1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Uneventful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uneventful. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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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 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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