un·​mem·​o·​ra·​ble | \ ˌən-ˈmem-rə-bəl, -ˈmə-mə-rə- How to pronounce unmemorable (audio) , -ˈme-mər- \

Definition of unmemorable

: not worthy of being remembered or noted : not memorable had a few unmemorable movie roles … stuffed themselves with unmemorable food.— William Grimes

Other Words from unmemorable

unmemorably \ ˌən-​ˈmem-​rə-​blē , -​ˈmə-​mə-​rə-​ How to pronounce unmemorable (audio) , -​ˈme-​mər-​ \ adverb
an unmemorably bland meal

Examples of unmemorable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The film works best in its gauzy opening act, as Wright leads the viewer on a stylish trip down memory lane; when the plot turns grim, and the viewer is repeatedly bashed by the director’s thesis, Last Night in Soho turns into an unmemorable slog. David Sims, The Atlantic, 30 Oct. 2021 An unmemorable man named Blake from Clare and Tayshia’s Bachelorette season shows up with a date card and invites Tia. Lia Beck, refinery29.com, 15 Sep. 2021 And plenty of unmemorable, low-budget fare found its way to movie screens long before streaming existed. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, 14 Sep. 2021 Eventually, these decisions culminate in a watery, unmemorable conclusion. Reid Mccarter, Wired, 4 Sep. 2021 Maybe not the game itself, an unmemorable 21-9 Saints victory over a Bears team that went .500 during the regular season. Los Angeles Times, 2 June 2021 Hochul served an unmemorable half-term in the House, failed to win reëlection, and bounced into an executive job at M&T Bank Corporation. Eric Lach, The New Yorker, 17 Apr. 2021 Wimp Sanderson and his plaid sports coat, Robert Horry, one trip to the Elite Eight in 21 previous, mostly unmemorable visits to the tournament. Eddie Pells, Star Tribune, 18 Mar. 2021 Call of Duty have turned once singular properties into regular products stuffed with hours of unmemorable content. Vincent Acovino, Wired, 2 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of unmemorable

1598, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmemorable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmemorable. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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: plain or ordinary : not memorable

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