unenlightening


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unenlightening

(ˌʌnɪnˈlaɪtənɪŋ)
adj
not enlightening; not clarifying
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unenlightening - failing to inform or clarify; "an unenlightening comment"
enlightening, illuminating, informative - tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance; "an enlightening glimpse of government in action"; "an illuminating lecture"
2.unenlightening - not edifying
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The ongoing debates in both countries have often been unenlightening.
Clause's unenlightening text was shaped, unrecorded, behind
The point in this unenlightening exercise is to do more than to illuminate the private Rehnquist.
And within this, individual persons, as participants in the shared values and practices, and enmeshed in the web of communal relationships, may find that aspects of those cultural givens are inelegant, and can be un-dignifying or unenlightening, but they can be thoughtfully questioned and evaluated.
These laughably insubstantial and unenlightening details hardly constitute any real "advantage' of knowledge.
Without dispensing his seemingly self-conscious monotone that made the Q-and-A an unenlightening affair, Sankey replied, "I'm not going to go through a dental exam.
When the Vatican had asked them, in 1959, for suggestions towards an agenda for the Council, their responses were hurried and unenlightening.
Unlike transcendental analysis, which results in synthetic a priori judgments, conceptual analysis of the application of concepts and linguistic intuitions is unenlightening and leads to a dialectical impasse.
THE recent debate about the signs erected by the Llandaff Society has often been unenlightening, particularly the claims that hardly anyone uses the "Welsh" form "Llandaf".
While Wilson's and Sperber's works both utilize fiber materials, this point of intersection is in some degree an unenlightening coincidence.
But advice doesn't go much further than tasting notes ' featuring a handful of interchangeable and unenlightening adjectives (velvety, smooth and so on).