unimaginative

  • 1 unimaginative — index lifeless (dull), mundane, obtuse, ordinary, parochial, pedestrian, prosaic, sequacious …

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  • 2 unimaginative — [adj] dull, predictable banal, barren, bromidic, common, commonplace, derivative, dime a dozen*, dry, dull as dishwater*, flat, hackneyed, ho hum*, lifeless, matter offact, ordinary, pabulum, pedestrian, prosaic, routine, square*, tame, tedious,… …

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  • 3 unimaginative — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not using or displaying imagination; stolid and dull. DERIVATIVES unimaginatively adverb …

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  • 5 unimaginative — [[t]ʌ̱nɪmæ̱ʤɪnətɪv[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as unimaginative, you are criticizing them because they do not think of new methods or things to do. Her second husband was a steady, unimaginative, corporate lawyer.… …

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  • 6 unimaginative — un|i|mag|i|na|tive [ ,ʌnı mædʒınətıv ] adjective unable to think of new and interesting things: She was a rather dull unimaginative woman. a. not interesting: an unimaginative teaching style b. unable to do things in an interesting or imaginative …

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  • 7 unimaginative — adjective 1 lacking the ability to think of new or unusual ideas 2 too ordinary and boring: an unimaginative shop window display 3 an unimaginative solution to a problem does not work very well because it does not involve any new or intelligent… …

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  • 8 unimaginative — UK [ˌʌnɪˈmædʒɪnətɪv] / US adjective unable to think of new and interesting things She was a rather dull unimaginative woman. a) not interesting an unimaginative teaching style b) unable to do things in an interesting way that shows imagination a… …

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  • 9 unimaginative — un|i|ma|gin|a|tive [ˌʌnıˈmædʒınətıv] adj 1.) lacking the ability to think of new or unusual ideas 2.) ordinary and boring, and not using any new ideas ▪ unimaginative architecture ▪ unimaginative housing policies …

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  • 10 unimaginative — adjective the biggest letdown is the dessert menu, which is quite unimaginative Syn: uninspired, uninventive, unoriginal, uncreative, commonplace, pedestrian, mundane, institutional, ordinary, routine, matter of fact, humdrum, workaday, run of… …

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  • 11 unimaginative — adj.; unimaginatively, adv. * * * …

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  • 12 unimaginative — adjective not imaginative …

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  • 13 unimaginative — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, arid, ascetic, austere, bald, bare, barren, candid, common, commonplace, direct, dry, dull, earthbound, flat, frank, homely, homespun, humdrum, infecund, infertile, insipid, lean, literal, matter of fact,… …

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  • 14 unimaginative — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. uninventive, uncreative, uninspired; imitative, stereotyped, hack, pedestrian, prosaic. See weariness, simpleness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. barren, tedious, uninspired, unoriginal; see common 1 …

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  • 15 unimaginative — adj. lacking imagination, dull, unoriginal, commonplace …

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  • 16 unimaginative — adjective not using or displaying imagination; stolid and somewhat dull. Derivatives unimaginatively adverb unimaginativeness noun …

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  • 17 unimaginative — a. Literal, practical, unpoetical, unromantic, prosaic, matter of fact …

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  • 18 unimaginative — adj uninspired, dull, unremarkable, mediocre; unoriginal, commonplace, everyday, usual, trite, stock, matter of fact; hackneyed, stale, dead, platitudinous, tiresome, humdrum, monotonous; vapid, barren, lifeless, flat, dreary; tame, pedestrian,… …

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  • 19 unimaginative — un·imaginative …

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  • 20 unimaginative — [ˌʌnɪˈmædʒɪnətɪv] adj unable to think of new and interesting things …

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