Definition of not very in English:

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not very

1In a low degree: ‘Bad news?’ ‘Not very.’
2Far from being: I’m not very impressed
More example sentences
  • We were not very impressed to find out that Delft is also famous for small white tiles decorated in blue paint.
  • I went out at about 11 and saw one or two streaks though it was not very impressive.
  • My friend was not very impressed and it was obvious that he did not want to know anything about Islam.
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