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uninterestingness

Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being uninteresting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being uninteresting.

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

  • n. inability to capture or hold one's interest

Etymologies

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uninteresting +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Not just ordinary boring, but the insomia-cure grade of uninterestingness.

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  • But he said some great things along the way, including this nice little anticipation of Dawkins: 'Among the repulsiveness of atheism for me has been its drastic uninterestingness as an intellectual position.'

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • But he said some great things along the way, including this nice little anticipation of Dawkins: ‘Among the repulsiveness of atheism for me has been its drastic uninterestingness as an intellectual position.’

    Talent Redux « Anglican Samizdat

  • Among the repulsions of atheism for me has been its drastic uninterestingness as an intellectual position.

    On Not Being a Dove

  • The intensest Catholic capital in Christendom is in fact conspicuous in nothing more than the reputed uninterestingness of its churches.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • One who reads between the lines understands that the fact that it is a fine city is the cause of its uninterestingness.

    Humanly Speaking

  • The suggestions of stodginess are appalling, including, even at best, hints of overweight, general uninterestingness, and a disposition to sit at home in smoking-jacket and slippers after one's evening meal.

    The Firefly of France

  • To the children, accustomed to the mild uninterestingness of bread and milk for supper, this seemed the crowning wonder of the day.

    The House of Arden

  • One feels glad to think the maiden aunt should have walked about after death, if it afforded her any satisfaction, poor soul! but one is struck by the extreme uninterestingness of this lady's appearance in the spirit, corresponding perhaps to her want of charm while in the flesh.

    Hauntings

  • The result is that her books have a certain dead-aliveness -- that the characters, though actually alive, are neither interestingly alive nor, as Miss Austen had made hers, interesting in their very uninterestingness.

    The English Novel

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