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un·der·whelm

 (ŭn′dər-wĕlm′, -hwĕlm′)
tr.v. un·der·whelmed, un·der·whelm·ing, un·der·whelms
To fail to excite, stimulate, or impress: "He is just as entitled to be underwhelmed by the prospect of reigning over a fourth-class nation as the rest of us are by the prospect of living in it" (Peter Jay).

underwhelmed

(ˌʌndəˈwɛlmd)
adj
not impressed or excited
Translations

underwhelmed

[ˌʌndərˈhwɛlmd] adj (humorous)pas (particulièrement) impressionné(e)
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