verb (used with object), in·spired, in·spir·ing.
- to infuse (breath, life, etc.) by breathing (usually followed by into).
- to breathe into or upon.
verb (used without object), in·spired, in·spir·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for uninspiring
To call them mediocre, uninspiring, and stale would be overly generous.Latinos Aren’t a ‘Cheap Date’ for Democrats Anymore|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ever canny if uninspiring, John Boehner admitted as much in his recent remarks.What Republicans Need Right Now Is a Good Internal Fight|James Poulos|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I got into design, I had an agency for a while and I just dumped that because it was very soul-sucking and uninspiring.
Super Bowl counterprogramming has a short and uninspiring history.
Professional sports has a singularly unheroic and uninspiring precedent for treating those with a medical problem.Can NASCAR Driver Trevor Bayne Race Safely With Multiple Sclerosis?|Kent Sepkowitz|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Teaching grubby little boys seemed to us an uninspiring profession for a splendid youth like Alec.The Heart's Country|Mary Heaton Vorse
I rose and walked to the window and gazed meditatively at the rain which swept the uninspiring little street.The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne|William J. Locke
Even the lights along the river front seemed to burn with a dull and uninspiring fire.The Lighted Way|E. Phillips Oppenheim
It had a small garden but it faced directly on the walk and was a most uninspiring color.A Son of the Middle Border|Hamlin Garland
Above all, work to cultivate a love for good pictures, not to fill young minds with uninspiring facts.J.Great Artists, Vol 1.|Jennie Ellis Keysor
British Dictionary definitions for uninspiring (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for uninspiring (2 of 2)
- to breathe into or upon
- to breathe life into