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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Verratti was also allegedly unimpressed after his meeting with new manager Thomas Tuchel, which has cemented his decision to leave the club. SI.com, "PSG Star Eyes Exit as Bidding War Between Man Utd, Barcelona & Juventus Could Be Set to Begin," 27 June 2018 As a child Holley would wander the halls of her mother’s offices, unimpressed. Jessica Chou, Glamour, "Shawn Holley Will Free You Now," 11 Dec. 2018 The Cougars beat San Jose State handily last week, but head coach Mike Leach was unimpressed. Theo Lawson, The Seattle Times, "Mike Leach calls out WSU offense, says the Cougars receivers need to ‘become tougher people.’," 10 Sep. 2018 Photo: Lightbox Jewelry Many diamond growers are unimpressed with De Beers’s new business. Oliver Griffin, WSJ, "Diamond Mines Are Drying Up. Are Lab-Grown Gems the Answer?," 26 Sep. 2018 This electrified the media and reinforced the views of Trump foes, but to my observation left Trump supporters coolly unimpressed. Peggy Noonan, WSJ, "Trump Insiders, Come Out of the Shadows," 27 Dec. 2018 Rachel Sachs, a law professor at Washington University in St. Louis, who has generally been unimpressed by what the Trump administration has proposed on drug prices, told me. Dylan Scott, Vox, "The Trump administration finally has one good idea to lower drug prices," 20 July 2018 But rather than ask the royal couple for a selfie or for clues about the name of their upcoming baby, the koala just hung out, looking deeply unimpressed. Dan Barna, Glamour, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Tried (and Failed) to Get a Koala's Attention in Australia," 16 Oct. 2018 The heavy-lidded eyes, which stare out (looking very unimpressed with you) from the front of the car's hood, are meant to reassure pedestrians that the car has detected their presence and won't go running through a crosswalk. Sebastian Modak, Condé Nast Traveler, "Today in Self-Driving Cars: Jaguar Gives Them Eyes, Toyota Gives Them $500M," 28 Aug. 2018

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1868, in the meaning defined above

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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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