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

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

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Frankly, the plot is workmanlike and unmemorable, but the characters and the issues raised give the finale its heft. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Doctor Who wraps a solid season with its first female Time Lord," 12 Dec. 2018 The Hasselblad camera in the Pro (which has a very unmemorable name, the L1D-20c) delivers great footage with accurate color. Vjeran Pavic, The Verge, "DJI’s Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom take drone photography to new heights," 6 Sep. 2018 Getty’s score is spare, inward-looking, unapologetically tonal, channeling Benjamin Britten in mood and texture if not actual style, and consisting of mostly unmemorable recitative with little connection between the orchestra and the singing line. Richard S. Ginell, latimes.com, "L.A. Opera's 'Scare Pair' at the Broad Stage," 25 June 2018 But any misstep or miscalculation during the preparation process results in something rubbery, bland and unmemorable. Phil Potempa, Post-Tribune, "From the Farm: Lobsters and chefs share decades of a love-hate relationship," 9 June 2018 Thought Michaels had a very unmemorable final call of the last play, which admittedly was an awkward sequence given a deflection in the end zone on a Hail Mary. Richard Deitsch, SI.com, "Breaking Down the Hits and Misses of NBC's Broadcast of Super Bowl LII," 5 Feb. 2018 Offensively, the Ravens are the NFL’s equivalent of a grocery store sandwich platter—a fine but largely unmemorable combination of soggy bread, tomatoes, turkey and cheese. Conor Orr, SI.com, "Will Robert Griffin III Rebound in Baltimore?," 4 Apr. 2018 The other option — a salad of Brussels sprout leaves and a date or two — was bright and light, but otherwise unmemorable. Amy Carr, chicagotribune.com, "Booth One's flashback Restaurant Week menu not flashy enough," 30 Jan. 2018 One particularly unmemorable game last season featured more LSU players on the floor (5) than fans in the student section (4). Alex Hickey, ajc, "It’s early, but it sure looks like Will Wade is making LSU basketball fun," 10 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of unmemorable

1598, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unmemorable

: plain or ordinary : not memorable

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