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unadventurous

Line breaks: un|ad¦ven¦tur|ous
Pronunciation: /ʌnədˈvɛntʃ(ə)rəs
 
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Definition of unadventurous in English:

adjective

Not offering, involving, or eager for new or stimulating things: he was the unadventurous type an unadventurous menu
More example sentences
  • If you strayed over to BBC Four on the night that the 2004 British Folk Awards were broadcast, you won't need reminding how utterly unadventurous our traditional music scene has become.
  • Forget those conservative, unadventurous tags and think bohemian, diverse instead - after all, where else could you walk barefoot and feel totally at home?
  • If Zadie came to a dinner party at my house she would probably conclude that I was some kind of white supremacist; or at least very, very boring and unadventurous.
Synonyms
cautious, careful, prudent, chary, circumspect, wary, hesitant, tentative, timid;
conservative, conventional, traditional, unenterprising, unexciting, unimaginative, uncreative, restrained, limited, boring, strait-laced, stuffy, narrow-minded

Derivatives

unadventurously

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adverb
Example sentences
  • Imagine England playing with a one-goal lead and 86 minutes of the clock to run down and you'll have some idea of how negatively and unadventurously they're being.
  • The rooms are unadventurously decorated in shades of pink, while the suites are decked out in peach.
  • If he unadventurously chipped the ball back into the fairway, I thought, he could save a par.

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