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  • adv. In an unrewarding manner.

Etymologies

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unrewarding +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Frames that swing out from the wall like doors expose both sides of these works and create a participatory aspect, but the backs are unrewardingly plain.

    NYT > Home Page

  • In the last few minutes, he appeared to be making small steps in the right direction, but it had been too unrewardingly introspective a time by then to care.

    The Guardian World News

  • The fruit of Ficus macrophylla (The Moreton Bay Fig) are edible, but unrewardingly dry and gritty.

    Wino sapien

  • To see our surfing simile to its end, being a boy raised on this coast these smaller, less uniform, varying places are as authentically of this place as the similar waves of our shores, while the mega-restaurants are as foreign as the huge mythical waves that always grace magazine pages in glossy pictures awesome to visit and quite fun while there but overexposure ends up to their feeling, in the long run, like cookie cutter stuff, seeming ultimately shallow and unrewardingly easy.

    Goblin Market, 390 hobjillian stars

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