Definitions

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  • adv. In an unexciting manner.

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  • adv. in an unexciting manner

Etymologies

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unexciting +‎ -ly

Examples

  • On Friday, Nicolas McGegan opened his penultimate season at the venerable Händel Festival in Göttingen (rather unexcitingly, according to the Frankfurter Rundschau) with "Tamerlano."

    Weekend opera

  • This way the world will be run rationally and unexcitingly.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Verity, 'the world will be run rationally and unexcitingly.'

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • In his best novels, DeLillo is pretty much incapable of writing unexcitingly — but September 11 vanquishes the power of his sentences before he can make them linger.

    Racing Against Reality

  • I always leave my mobile number with them when they take the details, and a bit unexcitingly this turned out to be a follow up call for one of those.

    Archive 2003-05-11

  • Today she was wearing a perfectly, if unexcitingly, tailored suit with a navy skirt and matching herringbone jacket.

    Breakfast In Bed

  • The first remark of many who, accustomed to the literary interest of modern pictures, are for the first time making acquaintance with the old masters, is, that the galleries are so unexcitingly monotonous: the subjects are not interesting.

    Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878

  • Again, the freer intercourse between the sexes tends incalculably to smooth that course of true love once so proverbially rough, but now indeed in danger of being made too unexcitingly smooth.

    Vanishing Roads and Other Essays

  • Slezak: This is all happening so quickly, and unexcitingly.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • She put a call out to fellow cartoonists and received an overwhelming number of submissions, which led to the creation of a mini-comic, which led to a book, appropriately (if unexcitingly) titled

    The Daily Cross Hatch

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