uninventive


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uninventive

(ˌʌnɪnˈvɛntɪv)
adj
censorious not showing any inventive talent or ability
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uninventive - deficient in originality or creativityuninventive - deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention; "a sterile ideology lacking in originality"; "unimaginative development of a musical theme"; "uninspired writing"
uncreative - not creative; "an uncreative imagination"

uninventive

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Connoisseurs of the genre may quickly warm to Vesperia's verve and its spirited characters, but despite the accessibility of the game's systems the uninventive turn-based combat, blandly detailed static environments bordered by invisible walls and dreary incidental dialogue gives little value or substance to a story constructed principally from cliche and RPG tradition.
They investigated six of the most popular names and discovered that James is thought to be the most charismatic and confident, David is assertive, angry and close minded, Christopher is intellectual, quiet, high achieving, reliable and organised, but also unsociable and uninventive.
However, it's not all a bed of roses for those named Christopher as they are also assumed to be unsociable and uninventive.
The bizarre plot revolves around a conspiracy theory/apocalypse theory and while the stealth sequences, underwater puzzles, ancient ruins and crafty environmental obstacles are the equal of the best of the originals, the dreadful dialogue, repetitive action and uninventive design undermines it badly.
class="MsoNormalAre you telling me that you're willing to have uninspiring, uninventive sex for the next 50 years?
It's very easy to dismiss vegan food/diet as being potentially bland and uninventive - but that's so wrong, and it's also a positive step to try new things.
But that should be less of an issue against a side like Birmingham, whose midfield are so uninventive that it shouldn't prove too costly.
In the 1980s, soccer in Britain was boring, strategically uninventive, and prone to violence.
For history instruction, this usually takes the shape of an uninventive slog through a dry chronology.
He belongs to the "bogus middle class" "bankrupt of ideas, uninventive, unproductive, and derivative".
Literature can help dismantle stereotypes, which are uninventive labels, harmful and dehumanizing.
It means washed-up and irrelevant, tired and uninventive, chasing a last cynical pay cheque.