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uninventive

(ˌʌnɪnˈvɛntɪv)
adj
censorious not showing any inventive talent or ability
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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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3) While the uninventively formulaic work can achieve a degree of popularity, global and enduring success is more likely to spring from an author's capacity to invent new forms and discover new subject-matter, particularly when what is offered to the reader is glimpses of ideas, emotional complexes, or factual realities upon whose occlusion the persistence of the status quo has depended.
In the manner of soap opera, secondary characters are uninventively constructed.