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 ?
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.
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.
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.
The antique volume which I had taken up was the "Mad Trist" of Sir Launcelot Canning; but I had called it a favourite of Usher's more in sad jest than in earnest; for, in truth, there is little in its uncouth and unimaginative prolixity which could have had interest for the lofty and spiritual ideality of my friend.
The blood mounted to the temples of Debray, who held a million in his pocket-book, and unimaginative as he was he could not help reflecting that the same house had contained two women, one of whom, justly dishonored, had left it poor with 1,500,000 francs under her cloak, while the other, unjustly stricken, but sublime in her misfortune, was yet rich with a few deniers.
She was keen, sarcastic, unimaginative, prematurely cynical, remaining critical and unmoved in the most impressive scenes, inclined to dissect all my favourite poems, and especially contemptous towards the German lyrics which were my pet literature at that time.
It seemed as if the hamadryad of the oak had sheltered herself from the unimaginative world within the heart of her native tree, and that it was only necessary to remove the strange shapelessness that had incrusted her, and reveal the grace and loveliness of a divinity.
He was a strong-minded man, sir, shrewd, practical, and as unimaginative as I am myself.
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.
To assert it is, in the present stage, as unprofitable as to deny it, but it is an unimaginative numskull who is too dense to perceive that it is well within the bounds of scientific possibility.