uncool
adjective Date: 1953 1. lacking in assurance, sophistication, or self-control 2. failing to accord with the values or styles (as of dress or behavior) of a particular group ; not accepted or admired as cool or proper <
driving an uncool car
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<
an uncool remark
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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