un·​im·​pressed | \ ˌən-im-ˈprest How to pronounce unimpressed (audio) \

Definition of unimpressed

: not made to feel particular admiration or interest : not impressed was unimpressed by/with the choices they offered

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Recent Examples on the Web The results are a blow to the party’s new leader, Armin Laschet, and a sign that Germans are unimpressed by the government’s handling of the covid crisis. The Economist, "Politics this week," 20 Mar. 2021 It was unimpressed with Palmolive and a scratch-free sponge. Rivka Galchen, The New Yorker, "Living in New York’s Unloved Neighborhood," 8 Feb. 2021 Running back Amare Jones remains unimpressed by Tulane’s scoring 30 or more points in seven consecutive games, something that had not happened since the end of the perfect season in 1998. G Smith, NOLA.com, "Not there yet: Players, coaches want more from Tulane offense despite string of 30-point games," 18 Nov. 2020 The Independent Restaurant Coalition, which was created this year to lobby for the segment of the dining community hit hardest by the pandemic, was equally unimpressed with the provisions in the new stimulus bill. Washington Post, "Stimulus bill will help restaurants, but critics say it won’t save them from the pandemic’s effects," 21 Dec. 2020 Also unimpressed was Sandar Min, an NLD member who spent three months in China studying the Belt and Road Initiative, and who is now a member of the parallel government formed by the party in the aftermath of the coup. Timothy Mclaughlin, The Atlantic, "Was Myanmar’s Coup Really a Win for Beijing?," 22 Feb. 2021 Rosen was an unlikely hire, and Wallace was initially unimpressed. Washington Post, "Egos, ulcers and misbehavior at ‘60 Minutes’," 19 Feb. 2021 But the Jordanians, unimpressed by those claims, stopped the sale, forcing the mercenaries to source new aircraft from South Africa. Declan Walsh, BostonGlobe.com, "Erik Prince, Trump ally, violated Libya arms embargo, UN Report Says," 19 Feb. 2021 But the Jordanians, unimpressed by those claims, stopped the sale, forcing the mercenaries to source new aircraft from South Africa. New York Times, "Erik Prince, Trump Ally, Violated Libya Arms Embargo, U.N. Report Says," 19 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of unimpressed

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Unimpressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unimpressed. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unimpressed

: not feeling that someone or something is very good or special : not impressed

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