unpromising

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adjective un·prom·is·ing \ˌən-ˈprä-mə-siŋ\

Definition of unpromising

  1. :  appearing unlikely to prove worthwhile or result favorably an unpromising beginning

unpromisingly

play \ˌən-ˈprä-mə-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of unpromising in a sentence

  1. Things got off to an unpromising start.

  2. She can do a lot with unpromising material.

1640

First Known Use of unpromising

1640


UNPROMISING Defined for English Language Learners

unpromising

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adjective un·prom·is·ing \ˌən-ˈprä-mə-siŋ\

Definition of unpromising for English Language Learners

  • : not likely to be successful or good


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