What is the opposite of exciting?

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Adjective
Opposite of causing or creating excitement
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“It was such a boring movie that we left the cinema before it was over.”
Adjective
Opposite of positive in nature
“I am not looking forward to giving my parents the terrible news about my college enrollment.”
Adjective
Opposite of titillating in nature
“She found his smelly feet to be rather repulsive.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings
“You will feel a calming sensation course through your body as you relax and exhale.”
Adjective
Opposite of bright, colourful, and very noticeable
Adjective
Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
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Opposite of of, relating to, or expressing exciting romantic attraction, lust or desire
“I did not know what was going through his mind but the mood was completely unsexy.”
Adjective
Opposite of excited, confused, or disorderly
Adjective
Opposite of tending to motivate
Adjective
Opposite of serving or likely to arouse a strong reaction
Adjective
Opposite of reaching a decisive moment or point of greatest tension
Adjective
Opposite of prone to engaging in risky behaviour or unafraid to do things with uncertain outcomes
Adjective
Opposite of causing fear, excitement, apprehension, suspense, or nervousness
Adjective
Opposite of causing great emotional or mental stimulation
Adjective
Opposite of arousing or characterized by intense feeling
“The only true way that you can have an unemotional response to what has happened to you is when you genuinely care nothing about what has occurred.”
Adjective
Opposite of fashionable, popular and trendy
Verb
(boring) Opposite of to be triggering enthusiasm or eagerness
“The movie's plot was terrible and was boring us to death.”
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(depressing) Opposite of to be triggering enthusiasm or eagerness
“The crash of cryptocurrency was depressing me because I had invested some money into it.”
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Opposite of to be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
“Harper was worked up at having lost her favorite doll, and her mother was in the process of calming her.”
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Opposite of to be arousing someone
“His body odor and lack of hygiene was repulsing her on every level.”
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.”
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