un·​in·​spired | \ ˌən-in-ˈspī(-ə)rd How to pronounce uninspired (audio) \

Definition of uninspired

: lacking in inspiration or originality : not inspired a bland, uninspired menu an uninspired choice

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To break through the indifference, DwellBeing can create a to-do list tailored to your home, prodding an uninspired owner along with reminders and tips. Ronda Kaysen, The Seattle Times, "Is it time to drain the water heater? There’s an app for that," 11 Feb. 2019 Interior Features Vast expanses of black plastic combine with an uninspired dashboard design to create a decidedly bargain-basement atmosphere inside the Outlander Sport. Car and Driver, "2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport," 10 Jan. 2018 During a 10-day visit to Moscow in March 1974, I was fascinated by the phenomenon of several uninspired coat-check attendants lazing about. WSJ, "A Jobs Guarantee Is a Fundamental Change," 27 Nov. 2018 McKellar and Lauria—who played Winnie Cooper and Jack Arnold on the 80s sitcom—will reunite in this movie about an uninspired artist (Danica McKellar) who returns home to spend the holidays with her family and dad (Dan Lauria). Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "'Wonder Years' Stars Danica McKellar and Dan Lauria Will Reunite for a Hallmark Christmas Movie," 3 Oct. 2018 At the very best, this offers a familiar, uninspired distraction. Brent Mcknight, The Seattle Times, "‘Smallfoot’: Cute animated adventure walks a predictable path," 25 Sep. 2018 Even one of the most hyped events—dress shopping—can leave a bride-to-be feeling uninspired. Melissa Colgan, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Shop for a Wedding Dress—When Bridal Salons Aren’t What You’d Expect," 11 Dec. 2018 Warm-up friendlies featured defeats to Ukraine and Ghana and a draw with Mali, which understandably left many uninspired and unexpected of Akira Nishino's side. SI.com, "World Cup Preview: Japan vs Senegal - Recent Form, Team News, Predictions & More," 23 June 2018 England was lethargic, uninspired, and slow-minded for much of the game against a far weaker opponent. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "England breathes sigh of relief after uninspired win against lowly Tunisia," 18 June 2018

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1700, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of uninspired

: not very good or clever : not inspired

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