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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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  • Throw in a mob of similarly indecisive and uninspired shoppers, and the ability to enjoy this time of year can go down the tubes.
  • uninspired food is a major drawback, because neither of these inns is convenient to anywhere else to eat.
  • His critical treatment of the poetry is cursory and uninspired.
  • He was an uninspired student, held back in the seventh grade.
  • When he took up easel painting, toward the end of his life, what he painted was conventional and uninspired.
  • Other than that, he gave up no extra-base hits and was done in by shoddy defense and uninspired bullpen pitching.
  • It's an uninspired romantic comedy that adheres slavishly to the conventions of the genre.
  • It'll be tough to crack a smile, let alone laugh, during this uninspired and sophomoric satire of sports movies.
  • Say goodbye to boring field trips and uninspired fossils.
  • His team is comprised of a motley group of uninspired ball players with a dog-Snoopy-as shortstop.
British Dictionary definitions for uninspired


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