unexciting

exciting

[ik-sahy-ting]
adjective
producing excitement; stirring; thrilling: an exciting account of his trip to Tibet.

Origin:
1805–15; excite + -ing2

excitingly, adverb
nonexciting, adjective
unexciting, adjective
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exciting (ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ)
 
adj
causing excitement; stirring; stimulating
 
ex'citingly
 
adv

unexciting (ˌʌnɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ)
 
adj
not interesting, stirring, or stimulating: unexciting but likable

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exciting
1811, "causing disease;" sense of "causing excitement" is from 1826 (see excite).
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