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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From the outside, LGA9—named, like most Amazon warehouses, after a nearby airport—is deeply unmemorable. Mike Murphy, Quartz, "The only thing making Prime Day bearable for Amazon workers is the robots," 12 July 2019 The movie itself, a weightless, unmemorable summer distraction, offers its own curious meta-variation on the joke. Justin Chang, latimes.com, "Review: Tessa Thompson aside, 'Men in Black: International' is a globe-trotting mediocrity," 12 June 2019 Athale’s visual style is unmemorable but adequate for this lean and consistently surprising intimate mystery where the story is the star. Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times, "Review: The twists and turns of ‘Strange but True’ live up to its title until the ending," 5 Sep. 2019 His version also adds a few songs — mostly unmemorable — that had originally been written by Rodgers and Hammerstein over the years. Joanne Engelhardt, The Mercury News, "Theater review: ‘Cinderella’ gets a make-over worth seeing," 25 July 2019 The Association’s regular season, at least, is unmemorable. Interminably long. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Why should NBA fans back teams that can’t keep their attractions?," 20 July 2019 The movie itself, a weightless, unmemorable summer distraction, offers its own curious meta-variation on the joke. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Review: Tessa Thompson aside, ‘Men in Black: International’ is a globe-trotting mediocrity," 13 June 2019 With a unmemorable event or a moment of consequence. Ann Killion, SFChronicle.com, "After Kevin Durant sacrificed it all, Oracle will be a hurricane of emotion," 11 June 2019 Alan Gilbert, who departed last season after eight years, brought refreshingly adventurous programming to resistant subscribers, but his readings of core repertory often proved unmemorable. David Mermelstein, WSJ, "New York’s New Maestro," 1 Oct. 2018

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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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