uneventful

[ uhn-i-vent-fuhl ]
/ ˌʌn ɪˈvɛnt fəl /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. unestablished,
  2. unesthetic,
  3. unethical,
  4. uneven,
  5. uneven parallel bars,
  6. unevitable,
  7. unexamined,
  8. unexampled,
  9. unexceptionable,
  10. unexceptional

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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British Dictionary definitions for uneventful

uneventful

/ (ˌʌnɪˈvɛntfʊl) /

adjective

ordinary, routine, or quiet
Derived Formsuneventfully, adverbuneventfulness, noun

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Word Origin and History for uneventful

uneventful

adj.

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

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