What is the opposite of inventive?

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Opposite of showing creativity or original thought
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Opposite of involving the use of innovation or imagination during the process of creation
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Opposite of having a clear and quick intellect
“George was an unintelligent child who would constantly make poor choices in life.”
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Opposite of being skilled in creative activity
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Opposite of willing to consider new ideas
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Opposite of deft, dexterous, or skillful, especially with one's hands
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Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
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Opposite of having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion
“Indeed, he seems so sincere and guileless he could make any unsuspecting bloke fall under his sweet spell.”
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Opposite of showing cleverness or ingenuity
“I am too stiffened by work, unskilled in travel, too unadaptable to begin again elsewhere.”
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Opposite of existing only in the imagination
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Opposite of appealing or artistic
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Opposite of producing or capable of producing an abundance of offspring or new growth
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Opposite of full of meaning or significance
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Opposite of cleverly simple and clear
“It was a bit of a messy explanation, but it helped soften some of the unintentional bite that came with the character.”
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