What is the opposite of entertaining?

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Adjective
Opposite of encouraging or arousing enjoyment, interest or enthusiasm
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Opposite of marked by humor or something that motivates laughter
“There were serious undertones to the film may have initially seemed playful and innocent.”
Adjective
Opposite of giving a sense of happy satisfaction or enjoyment
“The concert was a disaster, and the overall experience was horrible.”
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Opposite of pleasing to the mind or senses
“The room was filled with an unpleasant smell of cold cigarette smoke, of left-overs from lunch, and of fusty moldering stuff.”
Adjective
(colloquial) Opposite of pleasing or delightful to the eye or mind
“It is difficult to fathom his unpleasant and misplaced sense of humor.”
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Opposite of showing or characterized by great energy and movement
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Opposite of having a sociable and likable personality
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“Joe was an unsociable and obnoxious little boy who antagonized everyone around him.”
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(informal) Opposite of done for a non-work related purpose
“He went on a work-related trip to meet with some clients.”
Verb
(rare) Opposite of instigating the curiosity or attention of someone
“I am sure the new Star Wars movie will be boring Robert who dislikes science fiction.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to receive (someone) as a guest and provide them with food and drink
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Opposite of present participle for to consider or give serious or careful thought to
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to have someone over at one's home for a party or visit
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