unimaginative


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unimaginative

(ˌʌnɪˈmædʒɪnətɪv)
adj
lacking in imagination or imaginative thought; dull
ˌunimˈaginatively adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unimaginative - deficient in originality or creativityunimaginative - deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention; "a sterile ideology lacking in originality"; "unimaginative development of a musical theme"; "uninspired writing"
uncreative - not creative; "an uncreative imagination"
2.unimaginative - dealing only with concrete factsunimaginative - dealing only with concrete facts  
practical - concerned with actual use or practice; "he is a very practical person"; "the idea had no practical application"; "a practical knowledge of Japanese"; "woodworking is a practical art"
3.unimaginative - lacking spontaneity or originality or individualityunimaginative - lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality; "stereotyped phrases of condolence"; "even his profanity was unimaginative"
conventional - unimaginative and conformist; "conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes"

unimaginative

adjective
1. prosaic, dull, matter-of-fact, dry, ordinary, routine, predictable, tame, pedestrian, uninspired, unromantic, unoriginal, uncreative Her second husband was a steady, unimaginative corporate lawyer.

unimaginative

adjective
Translations

unimaginative

[ˈʌnɪˈmædʒɪnətɪv] ADJfalto de imaginación, poco imaginativo

unimaginative

[ˌʌnɪˈmædʒɪnətɪv] adj
[person] → sans imagination
[food, film, book, solution] → sans imagination

unimaginative

unimaginative

[ˌʌnɪˈmædʒ/ɛ7nətɪv] adjprivo/a di fantasia
References in classic literature ?
There is the man whom we all know, stupid, unimaginative, whose brain is bitten numbly by numb maggots; who walks generously with wide-spread, tentative legs, falls frequently in the gutter, and who sees, in the extremity of his ecstasy, blue mice and pink elephants.
Jealously surrounded by its own high walls, the cottage suggested, even to the most unimaginative persons, the idea of an asylum or a prison.
Why, to encounter such a whimsical fellow as myself in this unimaginative age was like meeting a fairy prince, or coming unexpectedly upon Don Quixote attacking the windmill.
I met dozens of people, imaginative and unimaginative, cultivated and uncultivated, who had come from far countries and roamed through the Swiss Alps year after year--they could not explain why.
There are certain narrow, unimaginative, and autocratic old people who seem to call out the most mischievous, and sometimes the worst traits in children.
Now that the job had been thrust on him he did not propose to relinquish it; and, to guard against the possibility, he saw that he must reassure the unimaginative old man who was the legal conscience of the Mingotts.
Her low voice--so strange to his ears after the shrill chatter of the young ladies of his acquaintance--the mystery of her coming and going, all went to give color to the single dream of his unimaginative life.
Professor Hilton paused and glared at him, unsympathetic and unimaginative as one of his own test-tubes.
That, she felt, would be a sweet reward indeed for all her hard work and patient grubbing among unimaginative equations and conjugations.
It is unimaginative, flat, dry and likely to consist of mere wind.
I know that, to the common apprehension, this phenomenon of whiteness is not confessed to be the prime agent in exaggerating the terror of objects otherwise terrible; nor to the unimaginative mind is there aught of terror in those appearances whose awfulness to another mind almost solely consists in this one phenomenon, especially when exhibited under any form at all approaching to muteness or universality.
You will find no such unimaginative people anywhere as you find in Italy, Spain, Greece, and the other Southern countries.