American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not inclined to undertake new, risky enterprises.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not adventurous; not bold or resolute.
- adj. Not adventurous
- adj. lacking in boldness
- un- + adventurous (Wiktionary)
“Hairdresser Nicky Clarke says Kate Middleton's hair is 'unadventurous”
“Why is it considered "unadventurous" not to drink one's wine from a baby bottle?”
“First, I don't consider myself an unadventurous eater.”
“Riccardo Frizza conducted the unadventurous score.”
“Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Adam, a soft-spoken, unadventurous, unremarkable guy living a comfortable, relatively average life working for a radio station.”
“Suddenly, rock bands across the indie spectrum sounded uniformly adorable and terribly unadventurous.”
“Some of us think they are rightful heirs to the gentle-folk-pop throne; others think they write nauseating, unadventurous songs that have been a pox on the musical landscape.”
“Either way, Malick's macro/microcosmic take on life, the universe and family life makes most films look unadventurous.”
“ALAN GRAYSON LAUNCHES HOUSE BID - Alan Grayson, the soft-spoken, polite and sartorially unadventurous House Democrat who lost his seat last November due largely to his infamous timidity, announced yesterday that he wants his old job back.”
“Truly, I wanted to leave, but could not bear being seen as unsophisticated and unadventurous.”
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