unenthusiastic


unenthusiastic
adj. not enthusiastic

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • unenthusiastic — index disinclined, lifeless (dull), nonchalant, perfunctory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unenthusiastic — 1805, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) “not” + ENTHUSIASTIC (Cf. enthusiastic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unenthusiastic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not having or showing enthusiasm. DERIVATIVES unenthusiastically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unenthusiastic — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unenthusiastic — UK [ˌʌnɪnˌθjuːzɪˈæstɪk] / US [ˌʌnɪnˌθuzɪˈæstɪk] adjective not excited or enthusiastic about something Heather was unenthusiastic about her new job. Derived word: unenthusiastically UK [ˌʌnɪnˌθjuːzɪˈæstɪklɪ] / US [ˌʌnɪnˌθuzɪˈæstɪklɪ] adverb …   English dictionary

  • unenthusiastic — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unenthusiastic — adjective /ɐn.ən.θu.ziˈæs.tɪk/ Without enthusiasm; unexcited. Syn: languid, listless, lackadaisical, uninterested Ant: enthusiastic …   Wiktionary

  • unenthusiastic — Synonyms and related words: apathetic, backward, balking, balky, blase, cold, cool, desireless, dilatory, grudging, halfhearted, inappetent, indifferent, laggard, loath, loveless, lukewarm, nirvanic, passionless, perfunctory, reluctant, renitent …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unenthusiastic — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. apathetic, blasé, uninterested; see indifferent 1 , quiet 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Lacking warmth, interest, enthusiasm, or involvement: halfhearted, lukewarm, tepid. See ATTITUDE, HOT …   English dictionary for students

  • unenthusiastic — un|en|thu|si|as|tic [ ,ʌnın,θuzi æstık ] adjective not excited or enthusiastic about something ╾ un|en|thu|si|as|ti|cal|ly [ ,ʌnın,θuzi æstıkli ] adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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