unenterprising love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not enterprising; not adventurous.

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  • adjective Lacking the property of being enterprising.

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

  • adjective lacking in enterprise; not bold or venturesome

Etymologies

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un- + enterprising

Examples

  • I also point out that Lord Durham, who traveled along the Canadian-American border in 1838, used almost identical imagery to contrast the "activity and bustle" of the American side with the "waste and desolate" of the "unenterprising" Canadians.

    The Big Business of Slavery

  • Unsure whom to trust and afraid of getting things wrong or being accused of bias, unenterprising journalists go for "balance," even if one side is the entire scientific community and the other side is a bunch of lobbyists.

    Charles Alexander: Exposed: Global Warming Deniers

  • The contract made an overtrick, which must have pleased North, since she was apparently "a somewhat unenterprising partner fond of insisting on her own suits".

    They don't make 'em like that any more

  • Unsure whom to trust and afraid of getting things wrong or being accused of bias, unenterprising journalists go for "balance," even if one side is the entire scientific community and the other side is a bunch of lobbyists.

    Charles Alexander: Exposed: Global Warming Deniers

  • The contract made an overtrick, which must have pleased North, since she was apparently "a somewhat unenterprising partner fond of insisting on her own suits".

    They don't make 'em like that any more

  • Unsure whom to trust and afraid of getting things wrong or being accused of bias, unenterprising journalists go for "balance," even if one side is the entire scientific community and the other side is a bunch of lobbyists.

    Charles Alexander: Exposed: Global Warming Deniers

  • Unsure whom to trust and afraid of getting things wrong or being accused of bias, unenterprising journalists go for "balance," even if one side is the entire scientific community and the other side is a bunch of lobbyists.

    Charles Alexander: Exposed: Global Warming Deniers

  • Unsure whom to trust and afraid of getting things wrong or being accused of bias, unenterprising journalists go for "balance," even if one side is the entire scientific community and the other side is a bunch of lobbyists.

    Charles Alexander: Exposed: Global Warming Deniers

  • Treading Dangerously One of the prevailing snobberies among Parisians is that the provinces are teeming with unenterprising folk shuffling about in slippers.

    All Aboard for le Cinéma Français

  • Unsure whom to trust and afraid of getting things wrong or being accused of bias, unenterprising journalists go for "balance," even if one side is the entire scientific community and the other side is a bunch of lobbyists.

    Charles Alexander: Exposed: Global Warming Deniers

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