Howard Kurtz on the unadventurous address that made little attempt to get personal.
All of them are plain, boring, unadventurous, and blush when the topic of sex is brought up.
David Grann is a New Yorker staff writer who, by his own admission, is unadventurous and prone to get lost on the C train.
It was a strong speech, a solid speech, a well-delivered and well-received speech—but also a safe and unadventurous speech.
His intellect was inexhaustibly fertile of distinctions and objections; his temper calm and unadventurous.
He felt a prisoner, sitting safe and easy and unadventurous.
He was not unadventurous in his scramblings, but with no ambition to get to the top of everything.
At all events, in quiet Campden, adventures obviously occurred to the unadventurous.
Without strong passion no very deeply coloured life-tapestry can, in these unadventurous days, be woven.
But her unadventurous spirit shrank from going out in the world to manage by itself.
mid-14c., "hazardous" (also "occurring by chance," late 14c.), from Old French aventuros "chance, accidental, fortuitous;" of persons, "devoted to adventure" (Modern French aventureux), from aventure (see adventure (n.)). Sense evolution is through "rash, risk-taking" (c.1400), "daring, fond of adventure" (mid-15c.).