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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With the dreary, and more often than not, unenlightening phrase 'who benefits?
Conservatives have been consumed by English nationalism and the politics of identity: the economic consequences of policy are secondary to "taking back control", a slogan increasingly proving as undeliverable as it is unenlightening.
It took WWS three weeks to realise there had been a mistake, at which stage it notified the LME, which then issued its unenlightening notice.
4) Given this general, unenlightening language, the courts have been left to determine the contours of this provision, and the Supreme Court has been paying attention.
35,52,270,322-23,358,364,390,404), tend to be either summarized in a rather superficial and unenlightening manner or are simply quoted and left unexplained.
The ongoing debates in both countries have often been unenlightening.
Clause's unenlightening text was shaped, unrecorded, behind
It is unenlightening to explain international law compliance in [these] terms.
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.