What is the opposite of exciting?

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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.”
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Opposite of positive in nature
“I am not looking forward to giving my parents the terrible news about my college enrollment.”
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Opposite of titillating in nature
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“She found his smelly feet to be rather repulsive.”
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Opposite of causing emotion, excitement, or stimulation in the mind
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Opposite of tending to, or intended to, arouse lustful desire or interest
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Opposite of full of life, spirit, energy, or movement
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Opposite of causing or eliciting a strong reaction (in someone)
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Opposite of inspiring and thought-provoking in nature
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Opposite of bright, colourful, and very noticeable
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Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
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Opposite of relating to or involving gratification of the one's pleasure-seeking senses and desires
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Opposite of of, relating to, provoking, or expressing romantic attraction, lust or desire
“I did not know what was going through his mind but the mood was completely unsexy.”
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Opposite of producing strong emotion, especially sadness or sympathy
“The poem depicts a character in unemotional scenes, and it affords a model of normal morality.”
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Opposite of having an exciting, exotic or fascinating quality
“There was absolutely no atmosphere and it was akin to being marooned on an unexotic island, with no one offering to top up our teapot.”
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Opposite of reaching a decisive moment or point of greatest tension
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Opposite of providing pleasure to one's pleasure-seeking senses
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Opposite of causing emotion, excitement, and enthusiasm
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Opposite of characterized by, or displaying, frenetic excitement or energy
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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.”
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Opposite of fashionable, popular and trendy
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(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.”
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(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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