/ (ˌʌnspɛkˈtækjʊlə) /

  1. not of or resembling a spectacle; unimpressive: a steady if unspectacular performance

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How to use unspectacular in a sentence

  • Meanwhile, Gonzaga has done what it always seems to do: play solid (if unspectacular) basketball all season long.

    March Madness: 5 Games to Watch | Ben Teitelbaum | March 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • The actor's bizarre interlude essentially negated a solid if unspectacular performance by the Republican nominee for president.

    Romney Camp Defends Eastwood | Howard Kurtz | August 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • She wasn't much to look at—not ugly, just small, brunette, and unspectacular—but she was a supernova of an assistant.

    Industrial Revolution | Poul William Anderson
  • Kenwick watching her, felt a little cheated by the unspectacular quality of her technic.

    The Rest Hollow Mystery | Rebecca N. Porter
  • Because of my guru's unspectacular guise, only a few of his contemporaries recognized him as a superman.

    Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda
  • There was an unusual amount of press interest in what might have seemed a routine and unspectacular hearing.

    The Great Gray Plague | Raymond F. Jones
  • The rising columns of steam and gas were perhaps unspectacular phenomena in themselves.

    Comet's Burial | Raymond Zinke Gallun