from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not likely to develop in a desirable manner: an unpromising beginning to the relationship.
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- adj. Not promising
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not promising; not affording a favorable prospect of success, of excellence, of profit, of interest, etc.; not looking as if likely to turn out well: as, an unpromising youth; an unpromising season.
- Synonyms Inauspicious, unpropitious, unfavorable, untoward.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. unlikely to bring about favorable results or enjoyment
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