ungifted

adjective
un·​gift·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈgif-təd How to pronounce ungifted (audio) \

Definition of ungifted

: not endowed with a special talent or superior intellectual capacity : not gifted an ungifted performer

Examples of ungifted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The glamorous women who pursued Lawrence were flummoxed by his loyalty to Frieda: stout, older than he was, decidedly ungifted with words. Rebecca Panovka, The New Yorker, 2 June 2021 Portland, with a very ungifted mayor, should request help from the Federal Government. Emma Colton, Washington Examiner, 30 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of ungifted

1637, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

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

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