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Noun1.uninterestingness - inability to capture or hold one's interestuninterestingness - inability to capture or hold one's interest
impotence, impotency, powerlessness - the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
dullness - the quality of lacking interestingness; "the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees"
ponderousness, heaviness - an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency; "a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness"; "his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition"
interestingness, interest - the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.); "they said nothing of great interest"; "primary colors can add interest to a room"
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Enoch devotes most of his article to discussing reason (1) for the relative uninterestingness of general jurisprudence, and I follow suit, tackling this issue in some depth in sections 3 and 4 below.
The second is its painful ugliness and uninterestingness in external look ...' So, when it took on the problem of slum housing soon after its foundation in 1889, the new London County Council determined to build a more humane architecture, and the young architects in the Housing of the Working Class Branch, influenced by Philip Webb and the Arts and Crafts movement, designed new estates in a softer style that was not distinctively working class.
For discussion of the 'uninterestingness' of certain laws linking subvenient to supervenient properties, see my 'Supervenience and Anomalous Monism', Philosophical Studies (1993).