- engaging or exciting and holding the attention or curiosity: an interesting book.
- arousing a feeling of interest: an interesting face.
- in an interesting condition, (of a woman) pregnant.
Origin of interesting
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Antonyms for interesting
Related Words for uninterestingtedious, unexciting, humdrum, dreary, depressing, tiresome, stale, arid, banal, common, commonplace, dismal, drab, dry, dull, dusty, flat, insipid, irksome, jejune
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Contemporary Examples of uninteresting
I felt so normal and uninteresting that I thought, OK, this will never happen.Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Raw Performance in ‘Nymphomaniac’ Is Not About the Sex
March 21, 2014
He was unintelligible, uninteresting and completely counterfeit.Leave Kanye Alone
September 14, 2009
Historical Examples of uninteresting
I have said enough, perhaps too much, of this most uninteresting of men!Salted With Fire
But we will let Shakib give us a few not uninteresting details of the matter.The Book of Khalid
And our task, if a melancholy, was certainly no uninteresting one.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
They were barren virtues, too unexciting and uninteresting to make any appeal.The Twins of Suffering Creek
It is in many ways not at all uninteresting to be attached to a Supply Column.War Letters of a Public-School Boy
- not interesting; boringlifeless and uninteresting
- inspiring interest; absorbing
1711, "that concerns, important," from interest (v.). Meaning "so as to excite interest" is from 1768. Related: Interestingly. Euphemistic phrase interesting condition, etc., "pregnant" is from 1748.