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not having a favourable opinion: unimpressed by his arguments
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • And Mollenhauer seeing him for the first time, was not unimpressed.

    The Financier Theodore Dreiser
  • He got up and looked, but seemed unconvinced as well as unimpressed.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • The nations cited by Winona that had thrived and grown strong on the produce of the fields left him unimpressed.

    The Wrong Twin Harry Leon Wilson
  • Logically, she hated the unimpressed and profane witness of the phenomenon.

    The Madigans Miriam Michelson
  • Nadia studied the foundry for a moment, interested, but unimpressed.

    Spacehounds of IPC Edward Elmer Smith
Word Origin and History for unimpressed

1861, "not awed," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of impress. Used earlier in a sense of "not subjected to restraint" (1743). Unimpressive is recorded from 1796.

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