Unimpressible

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unimpressible un-im-pres′i-bl not capable of being impressed, not readily impressed
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Usage

In literature:

Hence they are neglected by the public as unimpressive, futile wasters of breath or ink.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 2, May, 1915" by Various
His voice was thin, his manner unimpressive.
"T. De Witt Talmage" by T. De Witt Talmage
Unimpressed by this panegyric Sir DONALD MACLEAN intimated that he came to bury the Ministry and not to praise it.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 158, April 21, 1920" by Various
When in Rome he visited St. Peter's, where he was quite unimpressed by the music.
"Charles Dickens and Music" by James T. Lightwood
Miss Farrar was entirely unimpressed.
"Once Upon A Time" by Richard Harding Davis
On the contrary, he is one of the most unimpressive-looking men I have ever seen.
"The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the Ægean" by Edward Alexander Powell
Nadia studied the foundry for a moment, interested, but unimpressed.
"Spacehounds of IPC" by Edward Elmer Smith
When first examined the nuts were unimpressive, but later specimens received high rating.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
The king himself was by no means unimpressed by this evidence of Dick's wonderful power.
"The Adventures of Dick Maitland" by Harry Collingwood
Logically, she hated the unimpressed and profane witness of the phenomenon.
"The Madigans" by Miriam Michelson
He got up and looked, but seemed unconvinced as well as unimpressed.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
But Priscilla seemed curiously unimpressed.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
The data were far from complete but the published total was not unimpressive.
"The University of Michigan" by Wilfred Shaw
A few of course remained obdurate, though not unimpressed.
"Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished" by R.M. Ballantyne
The mystery observed in connection with these Cabinet meetings was not unimpressive.
"Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918" by Charles Edward Callwell
It is a capacious structure, but extremely plain and unimpressive in its exterior appearance.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
But Judson Eells was unimpressed, for he had seen them squirm before.
"Wunpost" by Dane Coolidge
But Mr. Pitt's conduct was correct, unimpressibly correct.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850." by Various
Aunt Patricia continued to look unimpressed and uninspired.
"The Campfire Girls on the Field of Honor" by Margaret Vandercook
And yet she is a rather unimpressive city to the eye, at first sight and at last.
"The Personality of American Cities" by Edward Hungerford
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In poetry:

I call the promises my own,
And prize them more than mines of gold;
Yet though their sweetness I have known,
They leave me unimpressed and cold
One hour upon the truth I feed,
The next I know not what I read.
"The Inward Warfare" by John Newton

In news:

Damian Lewis' children are unimpressed by his role in 'Homeland'.
And they're like totally unimpressed.
Bloomberg Unimpressed With Obama and the Osama Bin Laden Raid.
Like many musicians and listeners of his generation, Randy Dean Whitt seems unimpressed by genre distinctions.
This week, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney joined the ranks of Republicans unimpressed by PBS 's 58 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations who have vowed to slash its federal funding.
Bob and Tony were both unimpressed with Obama's press conference, but for very different reasons, while Arianna found a ray of hope in the hint that Elizabeth Warren would soon be named head of the Consumer Protection Agency.
Not surprisingly, the letter is unimpressive, as are other rationales for this "Day of Silence".
I have received your message loud and clear, and I am sorry that you remain unimpressed by the positive qualities I have developed, as well as a full lifetime of substantial accomplishment.
Sorry to spoil the party, but I am completely unimpressed with Apple's announcement last week that it will resume manufacturing some computers in the United States next year.
Goldman Sachs Unimpressed By Street Art Campaign.
That's why the Spurs seem so unimpressed with their winning streak , why Popovich doesn't want to answer questions about it and why players don't want to think about it.
A good one will announce confidence and respect, but a bad one can leave the recipient unimpressed.
Barack Obama ' unimpressed ' photo with OC gymnast goes viral.
Consumers unaware of Windows 8, unimpressed with Surface RT.
Publishers seemed unimpressed with Borders proposals that seek new financing and payment terms.
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In science:

Here is an “unimpressive” example: k-wise independent bond percolation on an n × n(k + 1)- box in Z2 such that the probability to have a crossing of the narrow side is 1.
Random walks with $k$-wise independent increments
I am afraid these doctrines would not appeal to Lewis! He would probably be unimpressed by velocity’s being almost intrinsic.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
While energetically unimpressive, the nearby galactic nuclei offer the best case scenario for (1) the most common state of accretion in the current universe, (2) the end-point of quasar evolution, or simply (3) their scaled-down version.
Probing the Balance of AGN and Star-Forming Activity in the Local Universe with ChaMP
Second of all, the actual results are unimpressive: as I will show, the techniques used lead to 3 times as many errors and are 17 times slower than a very simple baseline model applied to a standard, similar problem.
Extended Comment on Language Trees and Zipping
He had brought a rather unimpressive old car, which we climbed into; I recall being safely hidden in the left rear seat.
CHARM2010: Theory Summary
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