un·​in·​struct·​ive ˌən-in-ˈstrək-tiv How to pronounce uninstructive (audio)
: not providing knowledge or information : not instructive
a vague and uninstructive text
an uninstructive comparison
uninstructively adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1666, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uninstructive was in 1666

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“Uninstructive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninstructive. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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