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 Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed Wawa's new foods and was unimpressed. Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN, "Wawa goes after the dinner crowd with burgers and chicken sandwiches," 14 Feb. 2020 Part of it is that Garoppolo appears to be unimpressed with himself. Scott Ostler, SFChronicle.com, "Garoppolo is the 49ers’ latest Joe Cool, but is he the future of the franchise?," 1 Jan. 2020 Weitz’s Melina Vostokoff was unimpressed with Harbour’s Red Guardian putting on his old superhero costume, with her noting it hasn’t been washed in years. Rosy Cordero, EW.com, "First footage of Marvel's The Eternals debuts, boss Kevin Feige talks franchise future," 8 Dec. 2019 Erickson-Hempel has been unimpressed with the faculty. Josh Verges, Twin Cities, "St. Paul College nursing program in danger as exam scores plummet," 5 Nov. 2019 One of his portfolios, as a sort of media tsar, seems to have left even his father unimpressed: Mr Sisi has criticised Egypt’s press for being insufficiently supportive. The Economist, "The authorities in Egypt raid Mada Masr—and reveal their fears," 28 Nov. 2019 But despite my best efforts, my mother was unimpressed by the possibilities of a personal computer in the house, and my entreaties to buy one fell on deaf ears. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "First encounter: Ohio Challenger 2P (and its 4KB of RAM)," 2 Sep. 2019 In another Stories video, Luna is unimpressed by the whole situation. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Chrissy Teigen Laughs in Winter's Face, Posts Tropical Vacation Photos with Her Family," 4 Jan. 2019 The betting public, unimpressed, has Miami's over/under at 6 wins again, and 5 1/2 at some sportsbooks. Greg Cote, miamiherald, "What makes this the ultimate defining season for Dolphins' quarterback Ryan Tannehill | Miami Herald," 21 May 2018

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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 25 Feb. 2020.

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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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