uninspired

adjective

un·​in·​spired ˌən-in-ˈspī(-ə)rd How to pronounce uninspired (audio)
: lacking in inspiration or originality : not inspired
a bland, uninspired menu
an uninspired choice

Examples of uninspired in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Sharks looked flat and uninspired from the start, as they were thoroughly outworked by the Wild and outshot 15-1 in the first period. Curtis Pashelka, The Mercury News, 29 Mar. 2024 No one is going to make something boring and uninspired part of their lunchtime routine. Aly Walansky, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 There have been other various efforts to engage members of Generation X and millennials that seem lazy and uninspired. Ken Makin, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 Mar. 2024 Change-of-venue episodes are typically uninspired, but this ''City'' is frantically busy — skewering foreign-food vendors (five words: Khlau Kalash on a Stick), crazy subway dudes, and gawking tourists. EW.com, 18 Mar. 2024 These 25 easy hairstyles for blonde curly hair will turn your most uninspired hair days into show-stopping ones. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 13 Feb. 2024 Both teams shot over 50% from the floor, thanks to some uninspired defense. Dave Hogg, USA TODAY, 18 Jan. 2024 Its story follows four queens mistakenly booked at a rural bar, where the uninspired crowd soon becomes a collective late-night snack for an army of vampires, with the queens ultimately tasked with saving the townsfolk from the ravenous threat. Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 22 Mar. 2024 But five years into SEO Direct, Bartlett felt uninspired. Megan Bruneau, Forbes, 19 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1700, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uninspired was in 1700

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“Uninspired.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninspired. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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