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Not interesting or exciting - thesaurus

Synonyms

boring

adjective

not at all interesting, and making you feel impatient or dissatisfied

dull

adjective

boring, or not interesting

tedious

adjective

boring and continuing for too long

uninteresting

adjective

not interesting

humdrum

adjective

boring because nothing new or interesting ever happens

uninspired

adjective

not interesting or exciting

unexciting

adjective

not interesting or exciting

dreary

adjective

making you feel bored or unhappy

mind-numbing

adjective

extremely boring

tired

adjective

something that is tired is boring because you have heard or seen it so often

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anodyne

adjective

formal containing nothing that will offend anyone or cause disagreements, and therefore rather boring

arid

adjective

something that is arid is not very interesting or exciting

(as) dull as dishwater/ditchwater

very boring

banal

adjective

something that is banal is boring because it contains nothing new, original, or unusual

barren

adjective

without any interesting or positive features

bland

adjective

not interesting, exciting, or original, and therefore boring

colorless

the American spelling of colourless

colourless

adjective

not interesting, exciting, or original

dead

adjective

a place, time, or situation that is dead is not very interesting because very little happens in it

deadly

adjective

informal very boring

derivative

adjective

something that is derivative is not very interesting or impressive because it is based on something else instead of being original

dispiriting

adjective

making you lose the hope, enthusiasm, or interest you had earlier

dour

adjective

British not pleasant, interesting, or exciting

drab

adjective

not colourful or interesting

dry

adjective

used about periods of time

dry

adjective

very serious and boring

featureless

adjective

with no interesting or noticeable features

flat

adjective

with very little business or activity happening

forgettable

adjective

quickly forgotten because of having no interesting or special qualities

formulaic

adjective

using a standard pattern that has been used many times before and is therefore not interesting or original

get a life

used for telling someone that they are boring

godforsaken

adjective

a godforsaken place has no interesting or attractive qualities at all

grey

adjective

boring

hackneyed

adjective

hackneyed words or ideas have been used so often that they no longer seem interesting or original

inert

adjective

not exciting or interesting

laborious

adjective

a laborious job or process is long, difficult, and often boring

laborious

adjective

a laborious way of doing something is slow or boring and therefore annoys people

laboured

adjective

speaking, writing, or performing in a way that is not natural or interesting because it seems as though you are making too much effort

lacklustre

adjective

not lively, exciting, or impressive

lifeless

adjective

not interesting or exciting

middle-aged

adjective

used for suggesting that someone’s behaviour, clothes etc are boring and typical of middle-aged people

monotonous

adjective

a monotonous sound or voice is boring and unpleasant because it does not change in loudness or become higher or lower

not someone’s bag

not something that you enjoy or are interested in

numbing

adjective

so boring that you stop paying attention

old hat

adjective

informal not interesting because people have known it for a long time

pallid

adjective

not lively, exciting, or interesting

plain old

not at all unusual, interesting, or special

plodding

adjective

slow and boring

repetitious

adjective

happening or done many times in a way that becomes boring

ritual

adjective

done regularly and always in the same way, and often boring for that reason

sad

adjective

very informal a sad person is someone who you think is boring or who behaves in a way that does not deserve respect

samey

adjective

Britishinformal not interesting because there is little change or variety

serviceable

adjective

good enough to be used for a particular purpose but not very attractive or exciting

slow

adjective

not busy, exciting, or full of activity

soporific

adjective

formal used about things that are very boring

soulless

adjective

not at all interesting or attractive

stale

adjective

not new, original, or interesting

sterile

adjective

a sterile room or environment lacks colour, is not very interesting or comfortable, and is very clean

sterile

adjective

a sterile life is not very interesting and lacks fun and enjoyment

stodgy

adjective

boring and not easy to read

stultifying

adjective

very boring, so that you feel like going to sleep instead of paying attention

stupefying

adjective

making you unable to think clearly, for example because you are very bored

tame

adjective

something that is tame is slightly boring because it is not exciting, interesting, powerful, or dangerous enough

tiresome

adjective

making you feel annoyed or bored

too much of a good thing

so easily available, or used so often, that you do not enjoy it any more

trite

adjective

a trite remark is not interesting or original because it is what people usually say in that situation

trivial

adjective

not very important, serious, or valuable

uneventful

adjective

without anything unusual or exciting happening

unexceptionable

adjective

formal satisfactory and not deserving any criticism, but often also without any special or interesting qualities

unimaginative

adjective

not interesting

uninspiring

adjective

not making you feel interested or excited

wearisome

adjective

formal a wearisome activity or time is one that makes you feel tired or bored

well-trodden

adjective

already done or discussed, and no longer necessary, interesting, or useful

worthy

adjective

used in a negative way to say that someone or something has good qualities but is boring

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