unexciting

adjective
un·​ex·​cit·​ing | \ˌən-ik-ˈsī-tiŋ \

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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So, the result was a low turnout, unexciting, status quo election. Amy Chance, sacbee, "California Influencers: What did we learn from the June primary election, and why?," 11 June 2018 So, the result was a low turnout, unexciting, status quo election. Amy Chance, sacbee, "California Influencers: What did we learn from the June primary election, and why?," 11 June 2018 Wedding season has arrived, and strolling through Target to snag another dishware set or standing mixer can become redundant and unexciting. Christen A. Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "Paying for student loans, IVF with wedding money? Cash, charity registries increasingly common, study says," 22 June 2018 This benefit is the antidote to the predictable silent auctions or the unexciting musical performances from the local grade school choir (no offense, kids). Kasia Pilat, New York Times, "5 Comedy Shows to Catch in NYC This Weekend," 15 Feb. 2018 So, the result was a low turnout, unexciting, status quo election. Amy Chance, sacbee, "California Influencers: What did we learn from the June primary election, and why?," 11 June 2018 So, the result was a low turnout, unexciting, status quo election. Amy Chance, sacbee, "California Influencers: What did we learn from the June primary election, and why?," 9 June 2018 And regardless, being a professional e-sports player requires the discipline to remain laser-focused on your screen until the end, which makes your physical self a profoundly unexciting sight. Vlad Savov, The Verge, "Going to an e-sport event is like traveling back to the time when people followed sports for the sport," 30 May 2018 But after Meyers' strong opening, the Globes ceremony settled into a fairly unexciting pattern. Kristi Turnquist, OregonLive.com, "Golden Globes 2018: Oprah Winfrey's electrifying speech steals the show," 7 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of unexciting

1833, in the meaning defined above

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