Definition of unpromising in English:

unpromising

Line breaks: un|prom¦is¦ing
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈprɒmɪsɪŋ
 
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adjective

Derivatives

unpromisingly

adverb
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  • The book starts unpromisingly: ‘Despite all the interviews, reviews and analysis, The Fall still defies explanation.’
  • Our initial meeting begins unpromisingly with an apology: ‘Erm, I've just got to go and write down a few ideas I was thinking of on the way over here,’ and then he disappears round the corner of the bar to find a quiet spot.
  • I don't have a lot of time for any politicians outside of Tony Benn,’ he began, unpromisingly.

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