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synonyms for uninventive

  • antiseptic
  • arid
  • aseptic
  • bare
  • barren
  • bleak
  • dead
  • decontaminated
  • desert
  • desolate
  • dry
  • effete
  • empty
  • fallow
  • fruitless
  • futile
  • gaunt
  • germ-free
  • hygienic
  • impotent
  • infecund
  • infertile
  • pasteurized
  • sanitary
  • septic
  • sterilized
  • uncreative
  • unfruitful
  • unimaginative
  • uninfected
  • uninspired
  • unoriginal
  • unprofitable
  • unprolific
  • vain
  • waste
  • without issue
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How to use uninventive in a sentence

How happened it that the American manufacturer did not pursue the same uninventive course?
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, VOLUME 40, NO. 13, MARCH 29, 1879VARIOUS
Lem Perry, the leader of the claque, had a somewhat set speech, being uninventive in the construction of new phrases.
ROADS OF DESTINYO. HENRY
O thou valid substance of Metals, how great is thy power, how uninventive is thy virtue, how durable is thy constancy?
OF NATURAL AND SUPERNATURAL THINGSBASILIUS VALENTINUS
If he thought, he would instantly go wrong; it is only the clumsy and uninventive artist who thinks.
MODERN PAINTERS, VOLUME IV (OF V)JOHN RUSKIN
The Bambute are very musical, though they are uninventive as regards instruments.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 2VARIOUS
If so, God must have had a curious taste and an uninventive mind.
BIBLE STUDIESJOSEPH M. WHEELER
By inventing methods and devising schemes and improvising plans that an uninventive man would not have thought of.
INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
Mr. Amarinth says Nature will soon begin to imitate them, as she always imitates everything, being naturally uninventive.
THE GREEN CARNATIONROBERT SMYTHE HICHENS
No indolent, unaspiring, uninventive, docile people could survive in the Rockies.
INTRODUCING THE AMERICAN SPIRITEDWARD A. STEINER
Slavery had cursed the South with ignorant, unskilled, uninventive labor.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO UNINVENTIVE

  • acquired
  • ancestral
  • caused
  • cognate
  • coming from
  • connate
  • copied
  • evolved
  • hereditary
  • imitative
  • inferential
  • inferred
  • not original
  • obtained
  • plagiaristic
  • plagiarized
  • procured
  • secondary
  • secondhand
  • subordinate
  • uninventive
  • unoriginal
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