What is the opposite of impressive?

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(of an object or person) Opposite of evoking admiration through a physical presence
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“Hidden away between a popular pub and a disused former bank, is an inauspicious and unimpressive building in the shadows of the Aberdeen city center.”
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(of a performance or ability) Opposite of evoking admiration through quality or skill
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“That was an insipid performance from a team who were firm favorites coming into this game.”
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Opposite of producing strong feelings and emotions
“In the monastic foundations of the area, every rock, cave, and wadi told its own, unmoving story of former ascetic occupants.”
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Opposite of able to persuade or convince
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Opposite of very high in quality
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“The steak he cooked was, frankly, awful.”
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Opposite of fast, nimble or dextrous in movement
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Opposite of showy, bold or audacious in behavior or appearance
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Opposite of sumptuously rich, elaborate, or luxurious
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Opposite of very strong or proficient in a skill or ability
“The old-school coach felt that his team's weak opponent had no business playing his strong team, so he decided to run up the score.”
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Opposite of denotes the effectiveness or dominance of a particular action
“Leaders who do not look after the interests of their followers are not only unethical but ineffective.”
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Opposite of convincing or effective
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Opposite of deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
“This story is sordid and shameful, and everyone who was involved in producing it should be ashamed of themselves.”
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Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
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(informal) Opposite of marked by a characteristic deemed as being impressive with regards to fashion
“The younger generation appears to have the impression that I am rather uncool.”
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Opposite of producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
“As the conversation progressed, Alice felt a vague sense of unease, since she reluctantly found herself believing that Abhay's point made some sense.”
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Opposite of having or showing a composed or serious manner that is worthy of respect
“Sometimes, it feels a little undignified, but I never seem to get tired of getting drunk.”
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