undistinguished love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marked by no peculiar quality; not distinguished; ordinary.
  • adjective Lacking particularly good qualities; mediocre.
  • adjective Not separated from others into categories.
  • adjective Unnoticed; unperceived.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not distinguished; not so marked as to be distinctly known from another; not discerned or discriminated.
  • Not treated with distinction or marked respect. Not separated from others by extraordinary qualities; not famous; not distinguished by particular eminence: as, undistinguished people.
  • Not having an air of distinction: as, an undistinguished appearance or mien.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not distinguished.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not worthy of notice


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