Adjective "Unimaginative" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ʌnɪˈmadʒɪnətɪv/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Not readily using or demonstrating the use of the imagination; stolid and somewhat dull.
  1. 'the audience proved sluggish and unimaginative'
  2. 'Perhaps it wasn't edge of the seat stuff, but neither was it deadly dull and wholly unimaginative.'
  3. 'Like alchemy, poetic art refines the base matter that the unimaginative overlook.'
  4. 'Both parties agreed that the addressee is deemed to be unimaginative and uninventive.'
  5. 'It wasn't, but ostriches have a poor sense of humour and thus find unimaginative alliteration almost ridiculously amusing.'
  6. 'Why did these men have to be so old, dull and completely unimaginative?'
  7. 'How simple and unimaginative does America's imagination have to be if it can be captured that easily with a horse!'
  8. 'They pretend to not see you, and then make insincere apologies or unimaginative threats when you object to them cutting you up in a manner most dangerous.'
  9. 'Despite our awareness of what constitutes a healthy lifestyle, we can still be surprisingly unimaginative when it comes to fruit and veg.'
  10. 'There is an overdependence on unison writing between the alto and bass, and most of the drum lines are unimaginative and monotonous.'
  11. 'Restaurants so often let themselves down at the last by serving unimaginative or downright stodgy desserts.'

Definitions

1. characterized by or bearing evidence of imagination: an imaginative tale.

2. of, relating to, or concerned with imagination.

3. given to imagining, as persons.

4. having exceptional powers of imagination.

5. lacking truth; fanciful.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be unimaginative for tastes."

"people can be unimaginative at times."

"people can be unimaginative."

"ways can be unimaginative."

"presentations can be unimaginative."

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Origin

(imaginative)