unspectacular


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unspectacular

(ˌʌnspɛkˈtækjʊlə)
adj
not of or resembling a spectacle; unimpressive: a steady if unspectacular performance.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unspectacular - not spectacularunspectacular - not spectacular; "an unspectacular but necessary task"
undramatic - lacking dramatic force and quality; "moved with quiet force and undramatic bearing"
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unspectacular

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Translations

unspectacular

[ˌʌnspekˈtækjʊləʳ] ADJpoco espectacular
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unspectacular

adjwenig eindrucksvoll; careerwenig aufsehenerregend
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References in periodicals archive ?
Peter Hanson has course experience but his steady if unspectacular play will never break any records and he can be opposed with CHRIS WOOD, who has the potential to shoot low with his attacking style.
NEW Zealand's bowlers finally escaped the rain in their first serious workout of the tour and for the most part it was unspectacular toil at New Road.
Oxford produced a solid, if unspectacular, performance to claim an opening day victory with goals from skipper Andy Crosby with a 30th-minute penalty and Manny Omoyimni (34).
Charlie Lister's dog won the Autumn Puppy Cup over the course and distance last October only to break down next time out, but a lengthy recuperation has allowed him to return with a series of basically solid if unspectacular trials.
Colin Lee's unheralded Midlands outfit, with six players past the 30-mark, carved out a solid, unspectacular victory, though it was their youngest player, 22-year-old Neil Emblen, who made the 70th-minute breakthrough.
The tourists could be satisfied with a solid, unspectacular win, but could also pull away if they get the basics right early, making the match markets hard to call.
Considering how badly Ian McGeechan's side played in their pre-tourney warm-ups, we should probably be delighted with the maximum 10 points we've taken from convincing if unspectacular wins over Japan and the USA.
It has been an unspectacular campaign for mid-table Betis, but the team have shown enough ability to record eyecatching home victories over Real Madrid (2-1) and Barcelona (3-2) since the turn of the year.
The poll for the Irish Times showed Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny to be making steady though unspectacular progress.
Ed Joyce top-scored, with 42, in a solid if unspectacular chase.
FIRST-person shoot-'em-ups for the PlayStation 2 are thin on the ground, and this latest effort is solid, if unspectacular.
And Andy Flower (below, left) to edge out Alastair Cook as Essex top scorer at 5-4 looks a solid if unspectacular wager.