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uneventful

[uhn-i-vent-fuh l] /ˌʌn ɪˈvɛnt fəl/
adjective
1.
not eventful; lacking in important or striking occurrences:
an uneventful day at the office.
Origin of uneventful
1790-1800
1790-1800; un-1 + eventful
Related forms
uneventfully, adverb
uneventfulness, noun
Synonyms
quiet, routine, ordinary, usual.
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  • Life went on uneventfully save for the dire doings of “Them Three.”

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  • Suppose he had married Mildred, and been uneventfully happy and successful.

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  • The trip to the studio was made most uneventfully, and Ruth started in with her work in very good spirits.

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  • The days and the years roll by uneventfully within its quiet precincts.

  • Neither of the girls knew how long the minutes followed each other uneventfully, before there was a change.

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  • If this were so, they were destined to be disappointed, for the meal ended as uneventfully as it had begun.

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  • Yes, those were happy days, and they passed smoothly and uneventfully for some weeks, and as if they were never to come to an end.

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  • But the next minute kept on passing as uneventfully as its predecessors.

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  • Between medicine and literature, his life now went on busily but uneventfully.

    The "Blackwood" Group Sir George Douglas
  • The days that lay between Thanksgiving and Christmas passed swiftly and uneventfully for Grace.

British Dictionary definitions for uneventfully

uneventful

/ˌʌnɪˈvɛntfʊl/
adjective
1.
ordinary, routine, or quiet
Derived Forms
uneventfully, adverb
uneventfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for uneventfully

uneventful

adj.

1800, from un- (1) "not" + eventful. Related: Uneventfully.

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