Definition of unimpressive in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənimˈpresiv/


Evoking no admiration or respect; not striking.
Example sentences
  • She emerged among the hot-rod hordes with the plain and unimpressive common license they give to all the ill-mannered drivers.
  • The Christmas display in Birmingham is well up to its usual unimpressive standards.
  • Sadly, platforms 9 and 10 are in the unimpressive looking suburban section of the station.



Pronunciation: /ˌənimˈpresivlē/
Example sentences
  • Both men started unimpressively and appeared far from certain to have lengthy careers, but they were seen as investments and ones to be nurtured along, and as such a certain leeway was extended their way.
  • After the Games, he followed his illustrious team-mates into the NBA, but in the 14 years since, he has performed unimpressively in the main.
  • Aberdeen are playing unimpressively, but winning.


Example sentences
  • The roughness and unimpressiveness of the drawing makes the fraud theory more unlikely.
  • Your tales of unimpressiveness in comparing your car to stock cars has become tiresome.
  • Even lowered expectations won't prepare you for the sheer unimpressiveness of this film.

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Syllabification: un·im·pres·sive

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