[uhn-in-spahyuh rd]
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Origin of uninspired

First recorded in 1680–90; un-1 + inspired
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Contemporary Examples of uninspired

Historical Examples of uninspired

  • It foretells events which no uninspired man could have foreseen.

  • Now, we see from this that uninspired testimony to divine things has its use.

  • Then conversation languished, for Davies was silent and Mrs. Davies uninspired.

    Under Fire

    Charles King

  • He planted her next to the steps, and she muttered an uninspired thank you.

    A Fine Fix

    R. C. Noll

  • Can those other uninspired visitors do it, or do they only happily imagine they do?

    The Innocents Abroad

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

British Dictionary definitions for uninspired


  1. dull or ordinary; unimaginativean uninspired painting
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