unedifying


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unedifying

(ʌnˈɛdɪˌfaɪɪŋ)
adj
not having the result of improving morality, intellect, etc
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Adj.1.unedifying - not edifying
edifying, enlightening - enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement; "the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read"
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unedifying

[ˈʌnˈedɪfaɪɪŋ] ADJindecoroso, poco edificante

unedifying

adjunerbaulich; rather unedifyingnicht gerade erbaulich
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If you feel in any way surprised that I should know these petty and unedifying details, the reason is that I had them from a relative of mine who, later that evening, drove Mlle.
It was a part of my idea that the young lady had had a foreign lover (and an unedifying tragical rupture) before her meeting with Jeffrey Aspern.
Del Bosque said at the time: "What he did was unedifying, and that is why he was punished.
It was a little unedifying, however, for the former Fulham boss to be so dismissive this week of comments made by John Toshack, one of his predecessors in the Wales hot-seat.
While the killing of Cecil the Lion was disgusting, the vilification of Palmer has been equally unedifying.
IT has been unedifying but enlightening to watch the Labour Party since the election.
To try and make a point by quoting the totally discredited Tony Blair is, to say the least, unedifying.
The online vote-begging is a most unedifying spectacle.
Yesterday, we even had the unedifying spectacle of Michelle O'Byrne lecturing the Government on budget savings.
AT the Liberal Party Conference, we had the unedifying sight of Mr Vince Cable waxing lyrical about "Liberals in Government", and yet failing to apologise for the Royal Mail privatisation omnishambles (with the taxpayer losing an estimated PS1bn through under valuing the share price).
The appearance of sex toys and the unedifying sound of shouted sexual references, alongside the usual noise and unruly attentionseeking, might hopefully mean Sky rethinks its approach (and broadcast locations) - in a bid to persuade the idiots to stay at home.
SIR - The unedifying pictures from Swansea yesterday regarding Nigel Farage's visit to the city might be seen to sum up a situation which has been in the making for some time.