unimaginative

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EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ imaginative

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unimaginative (comparative more unimaginative, superlative most unimaginative)

  1. Not imaginative.
    • 1962 October, Brian Haresnape, “Focus on B.R. passenger stations”, in Modern Railways, page 251:
      For the first ten years of nationalisation a further note of overall gloom was added by the depressing policy of unimaginative Regional colour schemes, indifferently applied.
    • 1979 August, Graham Burtenshaw and Michael S. Welch, “O.V.S. Bulleid's SR loco-hauled coaches - 1”, in Railway World, page 398:
      Lighting was unimaginative for the standard stock with naked tungsten filament bulbs and metal reflectors. However, all compartments had individual reading lights above the seats with attractive glass shades.
    Synonyms: uncreative, uninventive, uninspired, unoriginal
    Antonym: imaginative

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