uncreative


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uncreative

(ˌʌnkrɪˈeɪtɪv)
adj
lacking imagination
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Adj.1.uncreative - not creativeuncreative - not creative; "an uncreative imagination"
unoriginal - not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham
unproductive - not producing or capable of producing; "elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries"
creative, originative - having the ability or power to create; "a creative imagination"

uncreative

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He is akin, of course, to Obermann, to Rene, even to Werther, and, on our first introduction to him, we might think that we had to do only with one more of the vague "renunciants," who in real life followed those creations of fiction, and who, however delicate, interesting as a study, and as it were picturesque on the stage of life, are themselves, after all, essentially passive, uncreative, and therefore necessarily not of first-rate importance in literature.
He could not but wish that Dorothea should think him not less happy than the world would expect her successful suitor to be; and in relation to his authorship he leaned on her young trust and veneration, he liked to draw forth her fresh interest in listening, as a means of encouragement to himself: in talking to her he presented all his performance and intention with the reflected confidence of the pedagogue, and rid himself for the time of that chilling ideal audience which crowded his laborious uncreative hours with the vaporous pressure of Tartarean shades.
If a leader is neither creative nor innovative to begin with, then even with the best AI tools at their disposal, they are likely to remain just as uncreative and conventional as before.
Another plus Eddie has going for him is his also being an award-winning director, so even when his saddled with an undemanding or uncreative TV megaman, he pretty much can just direct himself, so he isn't limited by his directors' limitations!
That is the type of thinking that has made us lethargic and uncreative. It is the kind of thinking that has made it difficult for us to effectively combat insurgency, kidnapping and armed banditry.
When I am feeling really disinterested and uncreative, they can feel it when I review their work.
At the end of this poor contest, the boos ringing around Goodison reflected anger at the decisions of referee Stuart Attwell for sure, but also at the alarmingly uncreative performance of Everton.
In response, Wong had described Tan as uncreative in making such a call as the matter was a decision of the federal government.
Pennycook has focused on the ways in which global forms or genres, such as hip hop, challenge the notion of mimicry or copying (characteristic of hip hop) as uncreative, in opposition to creativeness or creativity.
This book is an attempt to reconceptualize the notions of authorship and of the copy, building on ideas from Kenneth GoldsmithAEs Uncreative Writing and Marjorie PerloffAEs Unoriginal Genius.
I have been noticing that the people who come to watch art understand more and more how essential art is for peace of mind and for finding creative solutions to the messed up situations we end up in due to uncreative politics and greed.
I have long held that allusions rank as one of the easiest and most uncreative devices in cinematic storytelling (as fans of "Wayne's World" can attest), but the speed at which so many visual and aural pop references strike our retinas and eardrums in this film might demand multiple viewings just to absorb them all.