not eventful; lacking in important or striking occurrences: an uneventful day at the office.

Origin of uneventful

First recorded in 1790–1800; un-1 + eventful
Related formsun·e·vent·ful·ly, adverbun·e·vent·ful·ness, noun

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ordinary, routine, or quiet
Derived Formsuneventfully, adverbuneventfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for uneventful

1800, from un- (1) "not" + eventful. Related: Uneventfully.

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