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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Santander Expects Higher Capital After Botin Boosts Profit," 12 May 2020 Your sense of values may have changed, making something that once seemed desirable now seem bland and unexciting. oregonlive, "Horoscope for April 30, 2020: Happy birthday Ana de Armas; Aquarius, keep better track of your money," 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, "2021 Hyundai Elantra Will Add a Sporty N Line Model," 28 Apr. 2020 Burnham is affable if unexciting as the one guy Cassie can, sort of, legitimately let into her life, and Molina socks over his brief part as a troubled figure from her past. Todd Mccarthy, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Promising Young Woman': Film Review | Sundance 2020," 26 Jan. 2020 For a company that built its beer-brewing empire on the back of swashbuckling deals, the future for Anheuser-Busch InBev SA looks pretty unexciting. Washington Post, "No One Wants to Pay Budweiser’s $10 Billion Bar Tab," 16 July 2019 Their journey starts innocently, on a rather unexciting and mismatched Tinder date in a Cleveland diner. Barbara Vandenburgh, azcentral, "‘Queen & Slim’ is swaggering and devastating," 26 Nov. 2019 Averaging 113 points and finding a good flow over the previous three games, Cleveland reverted back to its sloppy, unexciting offense from the opener in Orlando. Chris Fedor, cleveland, "Cleveland Cavaliers’ chance to crack .500 mark undone by disastrous second quarter in 102-95 loss to Pacers: Chris Fedor’s instant analysis," 2 Nov. 2019 And the final design resembled an unexciting re-creation of a re-creation. Lonnie G. Bunch Iii, Smithsonian, "How Lonnie Bunch Built a Museum Dream Team," 19 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of unexciting

1833, in the meaning defined above

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19 May 2020

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“Unexciting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexciting. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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