uneventful


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un·e·vent·ful

 (ŭn′ĭ-vĕnt′fəl)
adj.
1. Lacking in significant events.
2. Occurring without disruption.

un′e·vent′ful·ly adv.
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uneventful

(ˌʌnɪˈvɛntfʊl)
adj
ordinary, routine, or quiet
ˌuneˈventfully adv
ˌuneˈventfulness n
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un•e•vent•ful

(ˌʌn ɪˈvɛnt fəl)

adj.
lacking in important or interesting occurrences; routine: an uneventful day.
[1790–1800]
un`e•vent′ful•ly, adv.
un`e•vent′ful•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uneventful - marked by no noteworthy or significant eventsuneventful - marked by no noteworthy or significant events; "an uneventful life"; "the voyage was pleasant and uneventful"; "recovery was uneventful"
eventful - full of events or incidents; "the most exhausting and eventful day of my life"
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uneventful

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Translations

uneventful

[ˈʌnɪˈventfʊl] ADJsin incidentes
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uneventful

[ˌʌnɪˈvɛntfʊl] adjsans incident
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uneventful

adj day, meetingereignislos; careerwenig bewegt; liferuhig, eintönig (pej)
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uneventful

[ˌʌnɪˈvɛntfʊl] adjsenza sorprese, tranquillo/a
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References in classic literature ?
Only a faint gleam here and there; the half-consciousness of a young, uneventful existence; and then a great crash.
Sergey Ivanovitch's life had not been uneventful during this time.
As I meditatively folded up the pretty bit of writing, I made a resolution; but it was one of such importance that not only is another chapter needed to do it honour, but it may well inaugurate another book of this strange uneventful history.
Every night they talked over what they had seen, and their own dull, uneventful life took a warmth and a coloring from their neighbors as a blank wall reflects a beacon fire.
Thanks to his general good health, the wound of the amputated toe was in the process of uneventful healing.
Prince's, and one or two uneventful rides, Christie looked grave.
Such were Elizabeth Elliot's sentiments and sensations; such the cares to alloy, the agitations to vary, the sameness and the elegance, the prosperity and the nothingness of her scene of life; such the feelings to give interest to a long, uneventful residence in one country circle, to fill the vacancies which there were no habits of utility abroad, no talents or accomplishments for home, to occupy.
It was performed with suitable quietness and uneventful safety.
The day, as if quietly gathering its forces, had been almost uneventful, and now the redskins in their blankets were at their posts above, while, below, the children were having their evening meal; all except Peter, who had gone out to get the time.
The trip was uneventful, the wind held, and after ten hours' steady sailing the black shadows of the coast loomed close before the straining eyes of the ape-man in the bow.
It may have been the apprehensiveness of love, the wish to meet his need for her sympathy, and the desire to see the Game face to face for wisdom's sake,--and it may have been the clarion call of adventure ringing through the narrow confines of uneventful existence; for a great daring thrilled through her, and she said, just as simply, "I will."
Though Cowper lived a retired and uneventful life, the great questions of his day found an echo in his heart.