Definition of unimaginative in English:

unimaginative

Line breaks: un|imagina|tive
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪˈmadʒɪnətɪv
 
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adjective

Not readily using or demonstrating the use of the imagination; stolid and somewhat dull: the production was plodding and unimaginative the audience proved sluggish and unimaginative he was an unimaginative leader
More example sentences
  • I thought the responses by both men dull and unimaginative or, as Paul Lewis wrote, ‘lacking a big idea’.
  • Perhaps it wasn't edge of the seat stuff, but neither was it deadly dull and wholly unimaginative.
  • How simple and unimaginative does America's imagination have to be if it can be captured that easily with a horse!
Synonyms
stale, hackneyed, trite, derived, derivative, conventional, unadventurous, dull, banal, monotonous, lifeless, lacklustre, sterile, uninspiring, spiritless, vapid, insipid, bland, dry, barren, flat, stodgy
informal hacky

Derivatives

unimaginatively

adverb
More example sentences
  • It was really a rather lazily researched and unimaginatively produced explanation for the demise of the pub as England's unique offering to the world of entertainment.
  • Avoid room service - the burgers we ordered around midnight were badly cooked and unimaginatively (though speedily) served.
  • Most of the major house builders now recognise that it is not sufficient to produce an unimaginatively designed house that lacks size or character.

unimaginativeness

noun
More example sentences
  • In fact, the whole album smacks of unimaginativeness.
  • Adulthood is being equated with unimaginativeness, as if childhood is the only realm of the imagination.
  • The second fault I want to plead guilty to is carelessness in my statement of your view, and unimaginativeness in applying it.

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