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unenthusiastic

Saltos de línea: un|en¦thu¦si|as¦tic
Pronunciación: /ˌʌnɪnθjuːzɪˈastɪk
 
, ˌʌnɛn-/

Definición de unenthusiastic en inglés:

adjetivo

Not having or showing enthusiasm: an unenthusiastic response
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Sarah Lancashire's popularity seems to be dipping in the light of the unenthusiastic response to Rose and Maloney.
  • The unenthusiastic response to conventional arts and science courses is a pointer to the lacklustre job opportunities available for such courses.
  • She knew they were failures, and he read her disapproval in every perfunctory and unenthusiastic line of her letter.
Sinónimos
indifferent, apathetic, uninvolved, passive, phlegmatic, half-hearted, lukewarm, tepid, casual, cool, listless, lacklustre, languid, lethargic, offhand, emotionless, cursory, perfunctory, unmoved
informal unenthused
rare Laodicean

Derivados

unenthusiastically

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adverbio
Example sentences
  • ‘I really need to start looking at these,’ she said unenthusiastically, picking up the nearest college prospectus to her and flicking through dispiritedly.
  • ‘I should go work on my mother,’ I mumbled unenthusiastically.
  • I wrapped my arms unenthusiastically round his waist and we were off.

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