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- adj. Not providing reward or satisfaction
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not rewarding; not affording a reward; uncompensating.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not rewarding; not providing personal satisfaction
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MylesL the movie is beautifully crafted, but very slow and "unrewarding" in plot.
It's now an unpleasant unrewarding chore without the yummy creaminess.
The Independent (UK) ... its narrative strands are not sufficiently developed to engage ... the deliberately congested authorship, which seems the novel's greater emphasis, remains self-referential and unrewarding.
Pure objectivity may be impossible in a subjective world, but like Diogenes and his search for an honest man, impartiality is hardly an unrewarding lamp to follow.
A distinctively prickly, pessimistic, faintly unrewarding comedy of embarrassment.
But it is pleasing (in a mean-spirited schadenfreude way) when people who were terrible in high school end up in boring, unrewarding jobs.
Representing indie rock, there's Les Savy Fav, a US group now back on top form after years in an eccentric, if unrewarding, holding position.
Tillman had sacrificed a lot in his life, had chosen for himself a path that was arduous, dangerous, and frequently unrewarding.
LIFE IS HARD: That does not mean unrewarding; the very fact that it is hard is what will make it so.
So it is either land occupied by squatters . . . or land that was unrewarding to cultivate.