unmemorable

adjective
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

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Other Words from unmemorable

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

Examples of unmemorable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In contrast to Evo, with his strong indigenous features and elegant alpaca jackets trimmed with pre-Hispanic motifs, Arce has an unmemorable appearance and private life—married, three kids, no scandals. Alma Guillermoprieto, The New York Review of Books, "Bolivia’s Tarnished Savior," 5 Nov. 2020 Sadly its name — stakeholder capitalism metrics — is unmemorable. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, "The Capital Note: ‘Stakeholder Capitalism’ or Democracy: Choose One; Yield or Human Rights: Choose One," 12 Oct. 2020 The one where seven of Bucks’ nine best players sat, an unmemorable final battle before the coronavirus shutdown. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A reason to remember each Milwaukee Bucks regular-season game in 2019-20," 14 Aug. 2020 Already, the people out of whom capitalism would make an unmemorable meal are flocking to defend the brands. Danez Smith, The New Yorker, "Crying, Laughing, Crying at the George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis," 5 June 2020 In high-stakes settings, Ms. Warren has made no major mistakes, turning in another solid if unmemorable debate performance last week while competitors claimed more attention and speaking time. Matt Flegenheimer, New York Times, "Elizabeth Warren Is Running Her Race. The Real One May Be Passing Her By.," 11 Mar. 2020 There had been tension between Allen and Karl, but the trade was despised in the moment and outright crushed in the aftermath when Payton spent 28 unmemorable games in Milwaukee before leaving for the Lakers. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "50 in 50: Ray Allen goes bonkers in Game 6 of Eastern Conference Finals," 17 Apr. 2020 The hymns are no less unmemorable for our having to wait as the organ drowns out the handful of congregants pretending to sing all 14 verses. Nicholas Frankovich, National Review, "Going to Mass Online Makes One Mindful," 9 Apr. 2020 In high-stakes settings, Ms. Warren has made no major mistakes, turning in another solid if unmemorable debate performance last week while competitors claimed more attention and speaking time. Matt Flegenheimer, New York Times, "Elizabeth Warren Is Running Her Race. The Real One May Be Passing Her By.," 11 Mar. 2020

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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 27 Nov. 2020.

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unmemorable

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of unmemorable

: plain or ordinary : not memorable

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