unexciting

adjective
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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Other Words from unexciting

unexcitingly adverb

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Hunt, who has been culture secretary and health secretary, is considered an experienced, competent minister, but unexciting. Washington Post, "Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt in runoff for UK prime minister," 20 June 2019 Hunt is considered an experienced and competent minister, but unexciting. Jill Lawless, USA TODAY, "UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader," 19 June 2019 But the stand caused a stir on social media, with some technology fans mocking the price of what is generally regarded as an unexciting accessory. Amy Woodyatt, CNN, "Apple monitor stand that costs more than an iPhone sparks online uproar," 5 June 2019 That has made some recent Windows 10 updates, including the upcoming May 2019 Update, rather unexciting. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Microsoft adds phone notification support, dictation languages to new Windows 10 Insider build," 26 Apr. 2019 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 Ironically, The Windows 10 October 2018 Update was supposed to be a yawner, with unexciting improvements and minor new features. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Microsoft re-releases the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, admitting its testing needs to improve," 13 Nov. 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?," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of unexciting

1833, in the meaning defined above

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