unimpressed

adjective

un·​im·​pressed ˌən-im-ˈprest How to pronounce unimpressed (audio)
: not made to feel particular admiration or interest : not impressed
was unimpressed by/with the choices they offered

Examples of unimpressed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Somewhere along the way modern love bled into music and showcased how frustrated and unimpressed people are with the prospect of love. Marissa Evans, Los Angeles Times, 8 Feb. 2024 However, the tech entrepreneur is coming into the role not only tasked with winning over OpenAI’s mutinous workforce, but also seemingly unimpressed with a major business partner. Chloe Taylor, Fortune, 21 Nov. 2023 Many rationalized his emotional outburst at the Oscars as a reaction to Jada’s unimpressed expression in the moment after an especially crass Chris Rock joke. Kushie Amin, refinery29.com, 26 Oct. 2023 But the Republicans who passed the bill in the first place were unimpressed: The order did not touch on puberty blockers and hormone injections. David Harsanyi, National Review, 25 Jan. 2024 Despite the losses, Iger is categorically unimpressed by Peltz’s bids. Eleanor Pringle, Fortune, 25 Jan. 2024 Her family members, however, were decidedly unimpressed. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 19 Dec. 2023 Elayne is the Daughter-Heir (read: princess) of Andor and thus, technically, Egwene is her subject, but Egwene is unimpressed by this. Andrew Cunningham & Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, 1 Sep. 2023 The final member to join, Danny Bonilla, had been regularly attending open mics in Dallas’ Deep Ellum district and was mostly unimpressed by the rappers and singer-songwriter types who usually performed. Cat Cardenas, Los Angeles Times, 26 Dec. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unimpressed was in 1868

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“Unimpressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unimpressed. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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