How to use Uninteresting in a sentence
But it was by his Nouveaux Dialogues des morts (1683) that Fontenelle established a genuine claim to high literary rank; and that claim was enhanced three years later by the appearance of the Entretiens sur la pluralite des mondes (1686), a work which was among the very first to illustrate the possibility of being scientific without being either uninteresting or unintelligible to the ordinary reader.
The exterior is uninteresting, and the church lost both atrium and apse in the 16th century.
This kind of small-talk invites uninteresting answers.
He deletes what strikes him as irrelevant, or tedious, or uninteresting to his readers.
She went quickly over uninteresting details, and never nagged me with questions to see if I remembered the day-before-yesterday's lesson.Advertisement
It is a flat plain, and its scenery is uninteresting.
Bogucharovo lay in a flat uninteresting part of the country among fields and forests of fir and birch, which were partly cut down.
His style is severely academic, his colour lacking in richness and warmth, his execution hard and uninteresting in its very perfection.
The aspect of the country, in the eastern and southern parts, is flat and uninteresting; but the western parts, where it runs along the foot of the Eastern Ghats, as well as all the country northwards from Trivellam to Tripali and the Karkambadi Pass, are mountainous, with an agreeable diversity of scenery.
From 1824 to 1840 there is a complicated and not uninteresting movement of local politics and a preparation for the future, - the missions fall, republicanism grows, the sentiment of local patriotism becomes a political force, there is a succession of sectional controversies and personal struggles among provincial chiefs, an increase of foreign commerce, of foreign immigration and of foreign influence.Advertisement
Apart from its commerce Stettin is comparatively an uninteresting city, although its appearance, owing to its numerous promenades and open spaces, is very pleasant.
It is unnecessary to go into the very uninteresting and unimportan.t history of Henrys later years.
These excellent novels were, however, succeeded by one very inferior, The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish (1829); by The Notions of a Travelling Bachelor (1828), an uninteresting book; and by The Waterwitch (1830), one of the poorest of his many sea-stories.
But in spite of its religious bias and dry and uninteresting character, the fragments of ancient writers and apocryphal books preserved in it render it specially valuable.
Lane's translation omits the tales which he deemed uninteresting or unfit for a European public. Sir Richard Burton's unexpurgated English translation, with elaborate notes, was issued in to vols., 1885--1886, with six supplementary vols., 1887-1888.Advertisement
The general appearance of Cutch is barren and uninteresting.
The domestic architecture of Verona cannot thus be now fairly estimated, and seems monotonous, heavy and uninteresting.
Between Miinden and Minden its course lies through a picturesque valley flanked by irregular and disjointed ranges of hills (Reinhardswald, Sollinger Wald, Weser Hills, &c.); but after it emerges from these mountains by the narrow pass called the "Porta Westfalica," near Minden, its banks become flat and uninteresting.
Zacchaeus the publican and the grateful Samaritan leper further illustrate this characteristic. Writing as he does for Gentile believers he omits many details which from their strongly Jewish cast might be unintelligible or uninteresting.
Not till 611 do we find any event of importance in the uninteresting record of Byzantine sovereignty.Advertisement
The churches of Leipzig are comparatively uninteresting.
Callaway (Unkulunkulu, 1868-1870) is very thin and uninteresting.
He had tried a spoonful but found it utterly without flavor, as dully uninteresting as soggy cardboard.
Apart from the capture of the slave dhows, the incident of the blockade was of an uninteresting nature.
Decking designer Many decking companies produce bland uninteresting sameness, not Kingfisher - every deck they design is unique.Advertisement
Students are forced to produce utterly senseless pieces of work about uninteresting topics.
The boulder floor is dotted with small, uninteresting, stalagmites.
At a third of the way through, I find the book uninteresting.
Thoughts which came of their own accord but seemed totally uninteresting began to flit through his mind.
If the discussion is limited strictly to what everyone knows, it can become uninteresting.Advertisement
Using a dull, monotonous voice will not impress the audience and can make the topic sound uninteresting.
He also admits that this will include fairly uninteresting cases.
I used to wonder why they did these rather uninteresting programs about programs.
To conclude, the book was flawed but not uninteresting.
A somewhat uninteresting plate in prevailing green and blue.Advertisement
But for the most part American independent film is just becoming completely uninteresting to me.
Small details like where I left my guitar and how I got between venues seem almost uninteresting, so I'll miss them out.
An ancient and leaning C12 west tower, the rest of the church looking rather uninteresting outside and in a mixture of styles.
Although the ritualistic discussions of the Brahmanas are for the most part of a dry and uninteresting nature to an even greater degree than is often the case with exegetic theological treatises, these works are nevertheless of considerable importance both as regards the history of Indian institutions and as "the oldest body of Indo-European prose, of a generally free, vigorous, simple form, affording valuable glimpses backwards at the primitive condition of unfettered Indo-European talk" (Whitney).
His style of speaking was dry and uninteresting; but the matter of his lectures was so practical and his teaching so sound that students were attracted in crowds to his lecture-room, and the reputation of the GÃƒ¶ttingen historical school spread far and wide.Advertisement
In the case of Polybius, for instance, he allows himself great freedom in omitting what strikes him as irrelevant, or tedious, or uninteresting to his Roman readers, a process in which much valuable matter disappears.
He taught me Latin grammar principally; but he often helped me in arithmetic, which I found as troublesome as it was uninteresting.
Cue some scenes of cops talking and then some scenes of the uninteresting main characters talking.
Normally I bore my poor family to tears with (to them) uninteresting facts and figures !
He might have judged it an uninteresting subject; indeed, there might be nothing to tell.Advertisement
I 'd rather bore you as the uninteresting person I am than excite you as the wonderful person you imagine.
Hmmm... I am somewhat at a loss to find something of interest to say about this terribly uninteresting film.
And some of the uninteresting stuff gets pretty interesting in context, so I included my thoughts in the form of comments.
The children 's first examination of the park revealed just trees and grass and on the surface it looked relatively uninteresting.
The same book might be captivating and inspiring to one child and far too difficult or uninteresting to the next.Advertisement
Otherwise, your room may appear bland and uninteresting with no anchor for the eyes.
Otherwise your room may appear bland and uninteresting with no anchor for the eyes.
Some are superficial; others can make a game unchallenging and uninteresting.
This may be nice at first, but you may quickly become frustrated having to weed through so many uninteresting people.
Furthermore, the checkbook covers issued by most banks are unsophisticated, uninteresting, and of such a poor quality that they need to be replaced frequently.
The majority of coasters are smaller rides suitable for younger riders and uninteresting to advanced thrill seekers.
There the ignorant friend learns that twittering is basically people saying mundane things about their uninteresting lives in order to feel connected.
The new castle, an uninteresting building, was erected in 1724 by the earl of Fife, and though untenanted is maintained in repair.
It is a well-built but uninteresting industrial town, situated on the left bank of the Ergolz stream, and is the' most populous town in the entire canton of Basel, after Basel itself.
It may not be uninteresting here to note the principles which guided him both now and afterwards in his literary purchases.
Its streets are narrow and uninteresting, with the exception of one which contains, among other old houses, that known as the Maison des Consuls, a Gothic building of the 16th century, decorated with sculptured stone-work.
Large sections of the old history are devoted to the religion and politics of the ten tribes, which are altogether unintelligible and uninteresting when measured by a strictly Levitical standard; and in general the whole problems and struggles of the prophetic period turn on points which had ceased to be cardinal in the life of the New Jerusalem, which was no longer called to decide between the claims of the Word of Yahweh and the exigencies of political.
His style of speaking was dry and uninteresting; but the matter of his lectures was so practical and his teaching so sound that students were attracted in crowds to his lecture-room, and the reputation of the GÃ¶ttingen historical school spread far and wide.
The children's first examination of the park revealed just trees and grass and on the surface it looked relatively uninteresting.
It is a very uninteresting gray steel cabinet with a screw on front cover.
The legislative and statistical and especially the ritualistic parts belonging to P are so detailed and uninteresting that they make no impression on a reader's memory, and P's diffuseness, always undue, reaches a climax in chap. vii.