I felt so normal and uninteresting that I thought, OK, this will never happen.
He was unintelligible, uninteresting and completely counterfeit.
My half-brother came back from college, an altered youth, as uninteresting in his transition as the season I have just described.
But we will let Shakib give us a few not uninteresting details of the matter.
The attention attaches more readily to interesting than to uninteresting things.
And our task, if a melancholy, was certainly no uninteresting one.
The born journalist comes into the world with the fixed notion that nothing under the sun is uninteresting.
It is in many ways not at all uninteresting to be attached to a Supply Column.
Orangine and Roussette were so sulky that even these princes declared they would never wed princesses so uninteresting.
Cannot you perceive, sir, that these details are less than uninteresting to me?
1711, "that concerns, important," from interest (v.). Meaning "so as to excite interest" is from 1768. Related: Interestingly. Euphemistic phrase interesting condition, etc., "pregnant" is from 1748.
1. Said of a problem that, although nontrivial, can be solved simply by throwing sufficient resources at it.
2. Also said of problems for which a solution would neither advance the state of the art nor be fun to design and code.
Hackers regard uninteresting problems as intolerable wastes of time, to be solved (if at all) by lesser mortals. *Real* hackers (see toolsmith) generalise uninteresting problems enough to make them interesting and solve them - thus solving the original problem as a special case (and, it must be admitted, occasionally turning a molehill into a mountain, or a mountain into a tectonic plate).
See WOMBAT, SMOP. Compare toy problem. Oppose interesting.