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.
They have a very cocky attitude to winning and an unedifying knack of rubbing the noses of the vanquished further in the mire.
There have been few more unedifying sights in 2017 than the struggle to keep policing honest and free of political influence in Sindh.
What an unedifying spectacle to see a former first minister who fancies himself as the Michael Parkinson of Vladimir Putin's propaganda channel.
It feels like there is an unedifying, even toxic, taste to our politics just now.
The Scottish Labour leadership race has become an unedifying spectacle.
Dr Adam Marshall, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: "There is a rising concern amongst businesses about the two largest parties in Westminster, with one flirting with fantasy economics while the other engages in an unedifying playground bust-up.
Jailing Chris at the Old Bailey, judge John Bevan QC said: "The whole episode amounts to an unattractive and unedifying example of dirty linen being washed in public.
It was a pretty unedifying experience and served as yet another reminder of how depressing it is to have two such unattractive candidates.
But Len McCluskey, one of Mr Corbyn's most prominent supporters, said it was "outrageous" that grandees were "being dragged out to be part of this unedifying coup".
unedifying acle starts he answer just come And then the whole unedifying and agonising spectacle starts again.