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[uhn-in-spahyuh rd] /ˌʌn ɪnˈspaɪərd/
not inspired; not creative or spirited:
an uninspired performance; an uninspired teacher.
Origin of uninspired
1680-90; un-1 + inspired Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • uninspired human nature is sufficient to explain the beneficent display.

    The Cradle of the Christ Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  • Now, we see from this that uninspired testimony to divine things has its use.

    Bertha and Her Baptism Nehemiah Adams
  • Stoddard, more stable and unexcited than Taylor or than Stedman, was occupied in a succession of uninspired literary ventures.

  • Then conversation languished, for Davies was silent and Mrs. Davies uninspired.

    Under Fire Charles King
  • Must the best constitution, ever given to any uninspired nation, be made the sport of traitors and demagogues?

    Spencer's Letters Orson Spencer
  • He planted her next to the steps, and she muttered an uninspired thank you.

    A Fine Fix R. C. Noll
British Dictionary definitions for uninspired


dull or ordinary; unimaginative: an uninspired painting
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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