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  • adj. not imaginative

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not imaginative; lacking or not characterized by imagination; prosaic.

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

  • adj. dealing only with concrete facts
  • adj. deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
  • adj. lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality


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  • Everything about their parents 'generation looked ordinary and unimaginative from the vantage of those summers of love, women's liberation, Woodstock and demonstrations against the war in Vietnam.

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  • Monty reckons he didn't come up with the Reality Check tag and even goes so far to call it unimaginative.

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  • Plunged in darkness again, the man, whom Rose had called unimaginative, suffered all the untold agony of soul which had been hers during the moment in which she had been forced to make up her mind and carry out the act, only his anguish was the more intense, for hers was the quick action and his the forced inaction of a man bound to a stake, within full sight of a tragedy being enacted upon a loved one.

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  • Also, for what it's worth, you are free to think Card is a poor writer, but I'm not sure the words 'unimaginative' or 'hack' mean what you think they mean.

    A Complex Shadow

  • Christmas television viewing at 10-year high despite 'unimaginative' schedule

    Christmas television viewing at 10-year high despite 'unimaginative' schedule

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    Christmas television viewing at 10-year high despite 'unimaginative' schedule

  • Your judgement of the female casting is exactly the kind of unimaginative thinking that get so many Hollywood actors typecasted and ultimately give a tired “been there, done that” feel to the portrayal.

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  • So it was that my new tax adviser, while tut-tutting a great deal as he deciphered the "unimaginative" mess of his predecessor, asked me, in light of the deplorable state of my finances, what kind of car I drove.

    An Autobiography

  • I don’t know if that means I’m not creative, or unmotivated, or just plain unimaginative.

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  • International Affairs also criticized the court's "unimaginative" reparation order, which was limited to simply publishing the judgment.

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