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Adj.1.unstimulating - not stimulatingunstimulating - not stimulating      
unexciting - not exciting; "an unexciting novel"; "lived an unexciting life"
uninteresting - arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"
unmoving - not arousing emotions
stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
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He was a brilliant conversationalist, as was to be expected from a successful diplomatist, even under unstimulating conditions.
However, over time the person may find work too monotonous and unstimulating, prompting them to consider alternatives.
It is dry and unstimulating, it is exhausting for both the students and their parents--at least those who take an interest in their kids' education--and it is useless in real life.
Studies with rats and with starlings have documented pessimistic response biases when the subjects are subjected to days of unstimulating confinement, and more optimistic biases by conspecifics kept in enriched environments (Harding et al.
For example, infants living in poverty are likely to live in stressful, chaotic, unstimulating, and unsafe physical environments and to experience poor parenting (Combs-Orme & Cain, 2006), and prematurity conveys the risk of brain hemorrhages (Kelly, 2006).
It would be difficult to convince someone in an unstimulating role it was boosting their memory so they should stick at it.
We should not neglect to encourage enthusiasm in the young user and it is in this sense that I feel deep gratitude to functional ceramics for stimulating an awareness that has enlivened so many of the often unstimulating meals that I have consumed in homes, hotels, restaurants, cafes, canteens, bars and eating houses from San Francisco to Siberia.
The presence of avatars as live, interactive, 3D communication tools in these interactions, are the only exception to the traditional and unstimulating face-to-face and Web 2.
OF THE $787 BILLION in "stimulus" money Barack Obama authorized with his presidential pen on February 17, at least $144 billion was earmarked for a particularly unstimulating purpose: covering the budget deficits of state governments.
As the story line was not excessively long or overly verbose, there were no components of this novel that I found to be unstimulating.
The definition stated a McJob was "an unstimulating, low-paid job with few prospects".
The online world, with its fleeting relationships, may mean real life appears boring and unstimulating, said Dr Himanshu Tyagi in a presentation to the Royal College of Psychiatrists.