un·​in·​for·​ma·​tive | \ ˌən-in-ˈfȯr-mə-tiv How to pronounce uninformative (audio) \

Definition of uninformative

: not containing or imparting information : not informative an uninformative review

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Recent Examples on the Web The report does not bother to explain much further, instead simply offering a few equally uninformative, two-bit quotes from other CVE voices. Sam Westrop, National Review, "How Not to Fight Terrorism," 3 Sep. 2020 For a glimpse of how uninformative American antibiotic surveillance is, look at how animal-antibiotic data comes to be. Compiling and releasing those stats is governed by a law called the Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA). Maryn Mckenna, WIRED, "To Understand Antibiotic Abuse We Need Data From Farms," 11 June 2018 If the agencies have their way, for example, the mandatory reviews will be about as useful as the many, many self-congratulatory and typically uninformative reports the agencies already produce and have done for decades. Chris Sagers, Slate Magazine, "The one economic proposal in the Democratic “Better Deal” platform that could actually change the world.," 27 July 2017

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First Known Use of uninformative

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Uninformative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninformative. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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