un·​ex·​cit·​ing | \ ˌən-ik-ˈsī-tiŋ How to pronounce unexciting (audio) \

Definition of unexciting

: not exciting : dull, commonplace an unexciting movie/menu an unexciting speaker an unexciting performance

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unexcitingly adverb

Examples of unexciting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At times complacent, unexciting and downright cynical, Sporting has scored three-plus goals on only three occasions and has often won by the skin of its teeth, securing several late wins with strikes in stoppage time. Vasco Cotovio, CNN, 12 May 2021 The two most unexciting people in the game to have in power win yet again. Kyndall Cunningham, Vulture, 11 Mar. 2021 Their approach is unsightly, unexciting and unpleasant. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 10 Jan. 2021 Biden, after all, is an unobjectionable White male — unexciting, perhaps, but thoroughly decent. Washington Post, 4 Nov. 2020 Clubs and events have become too controlled and monitored, drug taking has become too dangerous and unexciting, music has become too stale and obvious. Katie Bain, Billboard, 17 Sep. 2020 Along with a solid but unexciting set of full-year results, this should stem, and potentially begin to unwind, the sector’s near-20% underperformance during the past 12 months. Charlie Devereux, Bloomberg.com, 12 May 2020 Your sense of values may have changed, making something that once seemed desirable now seem bland and unexciting. oregonlive, 30 Apr. 2020 The Elantra N Line could fix the standard car's unexciting powertrain by using a more powerful turbocharged engine, presumably a turbo 1.6-liter inline four with around 200 horsepower. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, 28 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of unexciting

1833, in the meaning defined above

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20 May 2021

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“Unexciting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexciting. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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