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  • Flat and unatmospheric-sounding, this pair of CDs may be notable for their instrumental clarity, but even the center and rear channels fail to add bloom to the audio mix.

    New CDs of Verdi's Requiem Mass: Some powerful, others not up to the task

  • Unfortunately, director Chas Rader-Shieber and designer David Zinn created an ugly, unatmospheric and inscrutable production set in a large, colorless, empty ballroom, furnished with a few packing cases and folding chairs, with bare bulbs hanging from the ceiling.

    Daniels and Domingo

  • Sandra had freely admitted to being creeped out while they were still outside on the comparatively unatmospheric lawn.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • A vast whistling shriek smote the Antares and the ears of those within as the Mooncat ripped down through atmosphere at an unatmospheric speed, leveled out smoothly and floated to the ground beside the wreck.

    The Complete Federation Of The Hub

  • It was hard to imagine any drama taking place in this barnlike area with its unatmospheric lighting.

    Incubus

  • But even in an unatmospheric motor you may ascend the winding road with a clanking of chains and drive up with a splendid flourish before the entrance of an irregular pile that looks rather like the dream of some bold baron of a century ago.

    Canadian Cities of Romance

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  • The lecture room, with its scuffed blue carpet and stained white ceiling, was as unatmospheric as a place can be.
    --Toby Litt, 2002, Beatniks: An English Road Movie

    February 5, 2008