Synonym of slow

Alternative for slow

slows, slowed, slowing, slower, slowest

Synonym: dull, lackadaisical, leisurely, lingering, stupid, fast,

Adjective

Lacking in speed
unhurried leisurely sluggish creeping dawdling deliberate lagging measured easy slow-moving laggard plodding ponderous leaden loitering moderate gentle relaxed sedate slow-going steady comfortable dilatory labored laboured lazy sluggardly tardy tortoise-like undemanding unrushed crawling dallying dillydallying dragging languid leaden-footed lethargic listless pokey poking poky snaillike snail-like snail-paced behindhand idle lackadaisical laggy late lollygagging slothful torpid apathetic delaying dreamy drowsy imperceptible indolent inert passive phlegmatic postponing procrastinating tortoiselike remiss supine dull slack lax unhasty lingering laid-back inactive delayed easy-going restful shiftless casual languorous heavy gradual negligent loafing work-shy backward otiose slow-paced slow and steady stupid undeveloped imbecile checked moronic dense underprivileged behind arrested underdeveloped feeble-minded subnormal bone idle relaxing effortless leisured easygoing patient lifeless workshy good-for-nothing do-nothing free moving slowly simple slow-witted nonchalant calm lumbering cumbersome stagnant sleepy enervated chilled simple-minded tedious unexciting even regular inattentive unenergetic tired comatose snoozy time-wasting unpunctual painstaking slackened putting off tarrying impassive laborious slow-footed problem moratory neglectful flagging on hands and knees slow but sure natural lumpish drony fainéant resting unforced spontaneous incremental worming skulking writhing slithering shuffling quailing slinking wriggling squirming inching sneaking shambling groveling hobbling grovelling organic on all fours barely moving

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Lasting or taking a long time
prolonged time-consuming long-drawn-out protracted gradual lengthy long-lasting interminable lingering progressive conservative draggy drawn-out laborious long-winded painful long extended overlong marathon sustained dragging verbose prolix spun out spun-out enduring tedious boring dragged-out wearisome lasting rambling wordy great seemingly endless delayed dragged out far long-lived long-term dilatory diffuse diffusive late overextended limitless boundless tardy unending forever and a day for ages without end timewasting inefficient onerous arduous chronophagous never-ending lengthened stretched out drawn out endless towering remote stretching high elongated tall strung out rangy distant far-off lofty elongate faraway deep longish running stretch expanded stretched lanky outstretched stringy gangling continued enlarged extensive far-reaching spread out garrulous windy discursive circumlocutory pleonastic meandering circuitous periphrastic logorrheic digressive ambagious redundant palaverous voluble loquacious repetitious tautological tortuous talkative logorrhoeic bombastic ponderous tiresome maundering wandering dull very long talky gabby turgid convoluted king-size oversized king-sized king size increased continuing expansive pompous gassy circumlocutionary flowery long-drawn sesquipedalian chatty inflated full of verbiage persistent empty boastful vague loose waffly waffling flatulent roundabout padded made longer lengthwise unfurled unrolled widened proffered conferred durable abiding profuse random lavish copious exuberant unfolded spread broad endlong long-run verbal of considerable length long-standing long-running overall linear longstanding everlasting ceaseless unceasing incessant constant longitudinal perpetual uninterrupted infinite unlimited non-stop monotonous unbroken continual immeasurable unbounded orotund unbound interminate looped eternal permanent day-and-night continuous timeless prattling blathering prating jabbering babbling gushing indirect no end to no end of on a treadmill mouthy yakking multiloquent big-mouthed multiloquous effusive gobby wittering magniloquent grandiloquent rhetorical tautologous repeating involved pretentious fustian yacking repetitive full of air having kissed the Blarney stone with the gift of the gab

Adjective

Not predisposed to understand, think, or learn
obtuse stupid dense dim dumb slow-witted thick unintelligent dim-witted doltish dull-witted witless blind boneheaded bovine dopey imperceptive insensitive lamebrained stolid uncomprehending unimaginative unperceptive blockish brainless dull fatuous imbecilic simple vacuous airheaded birdbrained dopy dorky duncelike mindless moronic oafish senseless blockheaded bonehead brain-dead dimwitted dozy glaikit gormless knuckleheaded limited opaque soft thickheaded unresponsive unsmart bubbleheaded chowderheaded chuckleheaded dunderheaded empty-headed half-witted lamebrain lunkheaded muttonheaded pinheaded softheaded thick-witted weak-minded wooden-headed dof slow on the uptake not with it foolish idiotic daft ignorant simple-minded silly cretinous vapid pea-brained dippy naive imbecile crazy asinine dunce-like soft in the head fat-headed dotish pig-ignorant simpleminded inane not the full shilling gullible half-baked feeble-minded thick as two short planks barmy sluggish dotty unwise dead from the neck up divvy feebleminded as thick as two short planks daffy lumpish wooden unreasoning clueless tomfool deficient unthinking batty harebrained mad goofy scatty thick-skulled thoughtless screwy featherheaded unschooled backward nutty cuckoo feather-brained retarded braindead torpid thick-headed sappy lethargic hare-brained crass shallow scatterbrained untutored giddy crackpot vacant ill-advised wacky absurd damfool ridiculous touched fool heavy weak loopy very stupid illiterate dummy hebete uneducated hebetudinous insane deranged woodenheaded inept jerky clownish crackers nuts cracked mental untaught credulous bonkers puerile immature potty imprudent crackbrained kooky loony looney lunatic whacky kookie balmy insensate injudicious cloddish laughable nitwitted unreasonable unmindful unaware nonsensical halfwitted inexperienced green irrational slow on uptake ludicrous boorish numskulled indiscreet not intelligent short-sighted mentally deficient mentally handicapped childlike unworldly crude unstudied uncomplicated comatose slumberish nonliterate thick-skinned lifeless inert childish unlearned benighted log-headed ill-mannered phlegmatic placid analphabetic uninstructed unread unlettered somnolent inanimate purblind stupefied anencephalic anencephalous idiot rude dark numbskulled thick as mince listless inactive rattlebrained superficial loggerheaded clottish Boeotian feeble nonrational surd idiotical boobish fallacious unconsidered invalid unreasoned notional buffoonish impassive fatheaded slothful chowderhead lagging stunted arrested underdeveloped impolitic risible callow shortsighted bone-headed pointless dappy not bright unintellectual cockamamy addle-pated without thought screwball cockeyed zany preposterous foolishly stupid dizzy frivolous featherbrained skittish ditzy flighty mentally slow pie-faced negligent careless soppy pinhead dumbbell underachieving dumdum yo-yo subnormal feather-headed wet behind the ears neglectful forgetful out to lunch ill-considered addle-brained know-nothing pea-brain inattentive mooning rash spaced-out out daydreaming moony out of it numbskull dumbo exceptional mentally defective gorked defective held back retardo unhinged unknowing unwitting incompetent nescient oblivious innocent insensible unacquainted uninformed incognizant impractical unconscious brainsick cranky bughouse psychotic slang fruity unbalanced demented haywire bats crazed gaga loco maniac wacko wud maniacal moonstruck unsound bedlam whacko meshugge psycho meshuga certifiable ill-informed flakey bedlamite not quite right not all there looney tunes flaky loony tunes fried in the dark non compos mentis in the ozone off the wall out of one's gourd reckless foolhardy irresponsible illogical incautious unenlightened untrained unknowledgeable heedless fantastic misguided meaningless uninitiated unconversant improvident cockamamie derisible misinformed infantile uncultured impulsive apprenticed uncultivated unsuspecting inappropriate futile bizarre blind to empty inadvisable farcical hasty unworkable ill-conceived impracticable insipid brutish absent-minded nerdy unearthly indelicate outrageous unscholarly fruitless cock-eyed purposeless blundering unstudious coarse gross madcap complacent idiotish squirrelly erratic unstable smoothbrained trifling worthless donkeyish obstinate fanciful fantastical extravagant unrefined unpractical tearaway unsophisticated derisive derisory comical unreal as daft as a brush unrealistic inconsistent unqualified pathetic vain wishy-washy flat innocuous sheepheaded gratuitous poor wild eccentric smooth-brained grotesque weird strange peculiar incongruous odd queer doolally gonzo devoid of intelligence undesirable unfortunate muddle-headed a brick short of a load as green as grass two sandwiches short of a picnic bad risky aberrant off your head off your trolley unversed indiscriminate wanton off the air up the pole mechanical instinctive barbarous barbaric inadvertent unintended precipitate remiss automatic uncalled for spontaneous involuntary reflex unpremeditated intuitive unintentional blank expressionless inexpressive deadpan unmeant blunt untactful feckless napping unheeding vague dreaming dreamy inscrutable poker-faced absent abstracted glassy numb catatonic stony emotionless uninterested idle incurious motionless indifferent unexpressive

Adjective

Boring and rather dull in nature
boring dull tame tedious uninteresting wearisome dreary dry monotonous tiresome uneventful dead drab ho-hum humdrum ponderous quiet slack sleepy sluggish stale unexciting wearying flat heavy lackluster lacklustre pedestrian plodding stagnant tiring weary arid colourless colorless inactive jading mind-numbing numbing stodgy unproductive unprogressive drudging dusty jejune leaden monochromatic old one-horse stuffy stupid dead-and-alive as dry as dust prosaic insipid lifeless run-of-the-mill vapid bland commonplace banal uninspiring routine mundane unvaried uninspired unimaginative repetitious unremarkable blah spiritless common samey trite ordinary repetitive tired unvarying fatiguing characterless laborious stiff everyday soporific wooden sterile workaday quotidian prosy bromidic dullsville deadly banausic draggy ho hum dull as dishwater hackneyed unoriginal enervating exhausting unstimulating derivative unchanging monochrome featureless wishy-washy nothing dreich lacking variety dry as dust dim laboured feeble uniform mediocre limp turgid stilted mechanical unexceptional dragging unenjoyable unentertaining bloodless nowhere depressing soul-destroying vanilla barren labored inane monotone big yawn mindless nothing to write home about unmemorable droning languid interminable listless passionless conventional torpid cold weak vacuous pointless pedantic platitudinous lame expressionless usual prolix plain forced pabulum unfeeling unrelieved white-bread toneless dismal lusterless yawnsome weariful day-to-day lacking variation unanimated empty ornery desolate dull as ditchwater lacking excitement lacking interest fuddy-duddy innocuous no great shakes not up to much deadly dull treadmill downcast plain vanilla nondescript common or garden longwinded long-winded trying unlively unpassioned undistinctive neutral indistinct unnatural awkward artificial clumsy serious stolid solemn tasteless backward soulless depressed uninterested tepid trivial puerile lethargic normal typical customary regular zestless non-stimulating uncreative backwoods comatose unspirited irksome overlong heavy-going formal antiseptic average staid garden variety garden-variety simplistic crude meager meagre deadening static matter-of-fact without variety bleak dowdy vacant wintery raw sorrowful dispiriting damp oppressive wintry windy predictable cardboard mortal poky snooze verbose irritating annoying half-pie bog-standard OK so-so monotonic all the same reiterated recurrent sing-song samely unchanged milk-and-water watery unexcited mat dulled unexpressive matte apathetic worn-out behind the times middle-of-the-road a dime a dozen endless weighty noneventful unnoteworthy unfateful inconclusive indecisive uninflected truistic hollow flat as pancake puts one to sleep heavy going unseasoned unpalatable blind sapless muted whitebread boresome vexatious hack not so hot hard to digest overused emotionless inexpressive lacking vitality passive overworked inoffensive unobjectionable lead balloon namby-pamby harmless mainstream stereotyped two-dimensional safe clichéd halfhearted diluted long-drawn-out slothful zero spent boiled down without punch stock run of the mill out of date outdated unenthusiastic half-hearted old-fashioned outmoded archaic obsolete defunct extinct antiquated antediluvian superannuated drawly unemotional lukewarm hoary passé cliché-ridden timeworn corny hacky antwacky out of the ark worn out played out old hat cut and dried time-worn insensitive insensible impassive unkind indolent coldhearted anaesthetic lazy anesthetic twangy twanging drawling undistinguished standard indifferent familiar simple standard-issue anaemic cut-and-dry cut-and-dried threadbare anemic middling second-rate well-worn overdone forgettable moth-eaten cornball dime-store garden generic nothing special factual unsentimental plebeian unpretentious lustreless practical literal deadpan shopworn cliche obligatory musty hackney cobwebby general insignificant not much cop unadventurous down-to-earth nothing to get excited about miserable nitty-gritty terrestrial gray grey passable straightforward fair modest homespun unvarnished unembellished lowly medium sombre no-nonsense flavorless unadorned businesslike inferior run-of-the-mine run-of-mine second-class habitual flavourless bush-league homely level-headed hard-headed square natural dime-a-dozen hokey set bog standard somber accustomed familiar tune ten a penny useless derived uninventive suburban unmoved clear inconspicuous unromantic yawn prevailing pallid unimpressive worthless inconsequential sober realistic tolerable pragmatic popular majority frequent traditional rational sensible unappealing established stereotypical ineffective plastic tripe humble cliché public amateurish amateur commonsensical sad bathetic wonted matter-of-course mean intermediate hardheaded earthy pragmatical fair to middling middle of the road phlegmatic unimpassioned unembroidered unaffected undistorted exact unidealistic not very good straight-thinking gloomy deep forlorn joyless shadowy tenebrous glum with both feet on the ground dingy depressive macabre funereal lonely dark grim dolorous morbid cheerless usual thing menial long prosing bummer drag cloying drear bomb literal-minded shiftless unartistic not fun workday unspecial yawn producing unimpressed heavy-handed earthbound wordy frustrating unpoetic unspectacular unexceptionable casual informal anodyne basic no-frills ubiquitous household disheartening unsatisfying demoralizing unfulfilling cautious imitative old-hat out-of-date played-out old-chestnut old-saw boilerplate logical phoned in circumspect unambitious diddly actual practicable prose clean moderate prudent worn not bad adequate jake poor inadequate unimportant two a penny chary warmed-over exhausted drained used-up mildewed ready-made silly chain formulaic discreet settled waterish nerdy wimpy fair-to-middling attentive futile plain-Jane unextraordinary off-the-shelf soft mild drivelling nebbish driveling beige fatuous tenuous slight subdued blank meh accepted irrelevant inconsiderable paltry timid blending into the background vain profitless matter-of- fact unmotivated of poor quality decent fairish demoralising piddling immaterial gingerly considerate careful heedful wary calculating indistinctive faceless noncommittal meaningless whatever unrewarding neither one thing nor the other conservative automatic overall fixed confirmed fruitless facile noplace dumb cornfed unenterprising ruling received aimless valueless unprofitable purposeless unnoticeable robotic brainless leery okay par for the course of little consequence of little importance of no consequence not worth mentioning of no importance of no great concern of no account well worn favourite time-honoured favorite ineffectual otiose unavailing unsuccessful bootless inefficacious abortive unfruitful unfilled unprolific widespread unappetizing inedible no big deal undemanding unsavoury distasteful uneatable savourless uninviting obvious starch prevalent off-putting unpleasant unattractive disagreeable boiler plate regimented governmental utilitarian corporate functional institutional unsavory rudimentary ugly standard issue elementary faithful hard-boiled stoic naked cold-blooded truthful accurate calm impersonal feasible

Adjective

(of a place) Lacking in progression or development

Adjective

Lacking energy or enthusiasm
lymphatic lethargic apathetic listless sluggish inactive indifferent inert enervated lazy impassive spiritless torpid limp lackadaisical weary heavy languorous supine languishing blah uninterested phlegmatic weak unconcerned energyless leaden dopey comatose flagging snoozy blahs easy faint feeble infirm leisurely moony nebbish pining sickly sleepyhead unenthusiastic unhurried wimpy laid-back sleepy drowsy somnolent languid dull slumberous tired slothful draggy dozy slow-moving indolent lifeless unenergetic quiescent passive idle quiet fatigued slumbersome yawny yawning out of it narcotic stagnant logy slumbrous nodding heavy-eyed slack dreamy hebetudinous static asthenic neurasthenic lacking in energy somnific dormant dead sleeping dilatory asleep out soporific relaxed hypnotic sedative opiate flat numb stupefied benumbed unresponsive shiftless somniferous sluggardly half asleep somnifacient depressed sedentary debilitated fainéant oscitant stupid stuporous faineant lax laggard exhausted down lacklustre lackluster without energy still dozing slumbery Laodicean otiose pococurante droopy laid back insensitive insensible tardy slow-going unproductive slow-paced burned out spent snail-paced foot-dragging slow as molasses bleary-eyed asleep on one's feet vegetating do-nothing unmoving stolid stretchy having spring fever bovine mooney sleepyheaded stiff sullen off sluggard drippy lumpish motionless sodden latent paralyzed paralysed drained wearied pooped beat knackered worn out all in sapped shattered weakened worn prostrate aweary done bushed tired out beaten bleary loggy dead tired jaded dead beat dog-tired done in burned-out worn-out burnt-out wiped out played out tuckered out washed-out tapped out shot drugged kaput groggy overtired zonked whacked neb worn-down ready to drop fagged out worn to a frazzle clapped out half-awake nodding off half awake hibernating low inconscious cold done up fagged dog-weary vegged out out cold weariful wasted depleted dead to the world out to lunch over-tired tired-out jet-lagged burnt out bedraggled frazzled tuckered effete prostrated rundown lumbering dazed crippled disabled dragging dropping lassitudinous hacked creamcrackered jiggered blasé dopy restful wooden out on one's feet on your last legs washed out dead-tired outta gas done for dead-beat bone-weary out of gas run-down wiped-out far-gone ready for bed half-asleep hardly able to keep one's eyes open

Adjective

Irresolute and hesitant
hesitating doubtful faltering hesitant undecided undetermined unsettled vacillating irresolute sitting on the fence sceptical skeptical uncertain unsure halting wavering tentative indecisive timid diffident reluctant backward delaying shy uneager unpredictable averse lazy unwilling doubting dawdling afraid half-hearted vacillatory hanging back lacking confidence loath pendulous disinclined vacillant shilly-shally dubious ambivalent nervous dithering stalling iffy shilly-shallying oscillating havering in doubt cunctatory having qualms dilly-dallying having misgivings cautious in two minds humming and hawing in a quandary in a dilemma blowing hot and cold stumbling on the horns of a dilemma stuttering stammering imperfect awkward laboured disjointed non-fluent broken labored bumbling inept unhandy claudicant gauche lumbering ham-handed maladroit ham-fisted wooden clumsy unresolved suspicious mistrustful distrustful uncommitted unconvinced waffling of two minds torn equivocating divided indefinite on the fence teetering fluctuating equivocal questioning hinky trustless unclear unbelieving wishy-washy vague disbelieving noncommittal weak incredulous not sure cynical hemming and hawing shaky leery agnostic unconfident up in the air wary split hazy chary confused ambiguous untrusting faithless quizzical indeterminate weak-minded debatable unsteady incalculable betwixt and between running hot and cold suspecting negativistic show-me in the balance scoffing fickle wobbly perplexed floating mistrusting changeable fearful pussyfooting unstable apprehensive pending speculative weak-kneed open on-the-fence neutral hedging your bets in the middle unknown dicey like doubting Thomas without belief reticent rudimentary reserved deficient limited indisposed vexed shillyshallying unassertive insecure inconstant volatile uneventful astraddle unassured infirm non-believing unascertained contradictory inconclusive conflicting mixed distrusting hot and cold careful guarded unestablished unconfirmed nullifidian rationalist irreligious changing halfhearted impartial borderline not definite uneasy clashing warring opposing conflicted muddled opposed unsatisfied suspect lacking trust watchful worried anxious circumspect skittish wobbling yet to be decided hot-and-cold swithering uptight cagey jealous unfinished pendent unidentified unspecified unheard of abeyant unproven undiscovered unfamiliar full of doubt been hit before on guard unreliable defeatist pessimistic misbelieving conditional having reservations Pyrrhonist minimifidian obscure indistinct problematical chancy inexplicit imprecise unforeseeable inexact indistinguishable touch and go in lap of gods erratic fishy capricious whimsical fluctuant in the lap of the gods problematic risky perplexing abstruse undefined mysterious cryptic puzzling arcane confusing muffled intangible indiscernible dodgy shadowy elusive open to question ill-defined taking something with a pinch of salt

Adjective

Slow and clumsy because of great weight
ponderous awkward clumsy cumbersome lumbering clunky cumbrous heavy graceless ungainly unwieldy heavy-footed slow-moving blundering bulky bunglesome clodhopping cranky hefty huge laborious maladroit massive uncoordinated unhandy elephantine lubberly unco weighty burdensome onerous oppressive substantial troublesome like a bull in a china shop gawky ungraceful unmanageable hulking inelegant bumbling inept inconvenient gauche leaden klutzy heavy-handed all thumbs bungling wooden butterfingered inexpert gangling unskilful stiff clownish gawkish cack-handed ham-handed unskillful ham-fisted stumbling all fingers and thumbs solid stilted lumbersome bovine shambling clunking oafish rough-hewn unadept large unmanoeuvrable unnatural difficult coarse incommodious uncomfortable rustic rustical uneasy uncouth lumpish impractical ill-shaped cloddish flat-footed botched handless incompetent spastic with two left feet not agile all thumbs hampering stolid ill-contrived ill-arranged laboured unsteady ugly chunky clumpy uncontrollable encumbering gross two left feet big fiddly tricky accident-prone a devil fumbling rusty labored uncourtly vulgar galumphing tiresome clunker embarrassing wearisome fumbled left-handed hard to use dense inexperienced untoward untalented blunderous weedy unable undexterous helpless splay untactful sluggish overgrown plodding lifeless weighing a ton flat rigid passionless dry stodgy unimpassioned spiritless soulless inexpressive obstinate inflexible deadpan unyielding unbending lacking vitality lead-footed rude unskilled artless unrefined amateurish unpolished fumbly floundering unfit butterfingers coltish green skill-less having two left feet having two left hands ill-bred out of your depth

Adjective

Not suitable or appropriate in the circumstances
inapt unsuitable inappropriate improper inapposite unfit ill-suited incongruous indecorous infelicitous unbecoming unseemly amiss wrong unbefitting unfitting unprofessional malapropos ungentlemanly unladylike untoward ill-advised ill-considered ill-judged inadvisable inept inexpedient injudicious misguided regrettable unfortunate untimely awkward clumsy dull graceless ill-timed incompetent incorrect inopportune misplaced perverse stupid tactless tasteless unapt undue unhappy unsuited gauche ill-fitted inexpert lacking in propriety maladroit out of keeping out of place undesirable banal flat ill-adapted inadept inexperienced insipid jejune undexterous unfacile unhandy unmeet unproficient in bad taste in poor taste out of order unseasonable unacceptable unfavorable inconvenient unfavourable incompatible inapplicable discordant indelicate irregular inauspicious unwarranted discrepant mistimed unwelcome irrelevant unpropitious indecent disadvantageous badly timed troublesome erroneous inharmonious contrary illogical inadmissible uncalled-for adverse bad form unlucky unfitted contradictory imprudent uncomely absurd inaccurate bad ineligible extraneous odd unpredictable out-of-place dissonant inconsistent objectionable inapropos at odds undignified unqualified ominous indiscreet immodest detrimental false disproportionate threatening abnormal preposterous unworthy discreditable impolite uncouth ludicrous rough ungodly ill-chosen conflicting inadequate mismatched disparate out-of-season unpromising disconsonant irreconcilable bizarre inconsonant incoherent off-base malodorous unrelated shifting distorted jumbled rambling unconnected fantastic divergent uncoordinated unbalanced lopsided unavailing uneven alien foreign unintelligible twisted fitful beyond the pale gloomy out of the way unreasonable immaterial impolitic premature prejudicial calamitous negative early coarse unmannerly wayward uncontrollable inconducive incongruent impertinent rude disreputable counter harmful immoral rotten destructive disturbing difficult problematic jarring clashing fractious damaging harsh vulgar unfair insensitive unsatisfactory erring disagreeable poor unworthy of out of character shameful out of line crooked unpleasant discommodious disparaging opposed ill not germane dreadful not proper not good enough not suitable not designed ineligible for inadequate for unfitted for not designed for ill-adapted to not up to scratch unequipped for unprepared for unsuited to ill-suited to unsuitable for inappropriate to very bad diverse different at variance varying differing unmixable unwise misconceived uncalled for unequipped untactful out-of-the-way unconventional unsynchronized hasty incautious irrelative improprietous ridiculous meaningless pointless funny off-balance disappointing unrefined offensive intrusive misjudged not done illegitimate dishonest dishonourable corrupt unethical irrational wrong-headed unscrupulous misdirected not pertinent unhandsome tacky salacious unlovely off dishonorable unmatched dissident interfering senseless unprepared not up to snuff not qualified deplorable disgraceful crude cheap rowdy crass tawdry ruffian raffish inelegant not cricket against the rules unorthodox loose unvirtuous wanton ill-bred shameless faulty defective boorish churlish ill-mannered discourteous left-field foot-in-mouth way off uncivil shocking disobliging disobedient delinquent ornery unhealthy rebellious miscreant thrawn aberrant obstructive unhelpful mean awry ill-matched hostile mistaken confused unallowable imperfect adrift flawed astray out of its element forbidding terrible menacing invalid fallacious inefficient uncool useless ineffective unfriendly wretched inhospitable perilous direful foreboding grim sick foul unlawful haywire naughty prohibited precluded disallowed impermissible forbidden dire dangerous bleak not equal to no good not good enough for ill-fated worrying nasty ill-favored not acceptable unadmittable not allowable exceptionable censored unadmissible excluded barred banned unwanted unanticipated unexpected glitched up strange off-key ill-favoured unforeseen annoying disastrous unusual surprising unpredicted paradoxical ironic not in harmony in opposition incongruitous beside the point not appropriate willful intractable unmanageable unruly refractory headstrong incontrollable ungovernable wilful froward irritating recalcitrant bothersome precocious inimical vexatious sticking out a mile standing out a mile like a fish out of water disruptive misfortunate undisciplined unpliable hapless ill-starred stubborn star-crossed unyielding luckless indocile wild degrading base demeaning debasing ignoble ignominious scandalous lowering humiliating cheapening shaming belittling mortifying suggestive smutty outrageous inglorious risqué low infra dig contemptible uncomplimentary unceremonious off-colour obscene abject bawdy racy gross earthy beneath one's dignity filthy blue despicable vile lewd raunchy dirty impure licentious ribald Rabelaisian lascivious saucy raw X-rated fruity off colour off-color near the knuckle sorry lax beneath you lacking dignity unprincipled negligent sordid unworthy of one infra indignitatem beneath one shady dodgy forward unwholesome distasteful bold fresh cheeky brazen unsavoury incommodious seamy sleazy louche seedy shoddy trying testing tough challenging prohibitive broad debased depraved degenerate low-minded spicy unprofitable discommoding abhorrent odious titillating pornographic sleazoid disgusting abominable trashy salty porny scurrilous profane stag gutter juicy unprintable squalid unsavory adult rogue devilish undeserving beneath reprehensible inexcusable gamy sly scabrous gamey rascally foul-mouthed low-down and dirty off-colored locker-room unforgivable unfitting to recreant valueless nothing blamable improper to unmerited no-good good-for-nothing pitiful no-account worthless derogative depreciative contemptuous denigratory slighting detractive scornful derogatory decrying pejorative derisory depreciatory deprecatory disdainful denigrative unbecoming to discrediting corrupting menial downgrading embarrassing bringing shame not deserving not worth out of place with out of character with not fit nudge-nudge barro unblushing bad-mannered brutish callow lowbred near the bone

Adjective

Chronic
lingering prolonged protracted long-drawn-out persistent lasting chronic dragging long-lasting long-standing unabating remaining ceaseless confirmed constant continual continuing continuous deep-rooted deep-seated drawn-out enduring ever-present fixed habitual haunting inborn inbred incurable ineradicable ingrained inveterate lifelong long-lived obstinate perennial recurrent recurring rooted routine settled spun-out stubborn sustained tenacious unmitigated unyielding usual abiding incessant persisting unrelenting perpetual endless nagging established never-ending permanent unremitting entrenched unending niggling relentless repeated interminable dyed-in-the-wool gnawing firm fundamental profound basic deep bred-in-the-bone built-in unshakeable irremovable secure hard-core intrenched inbuilt radical subconscious well established innate inherent accustomed long-l indelible serious resistant severe fast habituated endemic acute dangerous ineffaceable imperishable uninterrupted surviving dire alarming extreme grave unceasing steady unbroken frequent inextirpable extant unrelieved pushy existing non-stop living long-term in existence still existing longtime longstanding deep down lodged in one's brain deeply felt eternal everlasting nonstop regular continued undying round-the-clock unfaltering unchanging ongoing running immortal timeless unwavering unvarying unfailing dateless undeviating deathless unfading stable unabated invariable ageless periodic indestructible unflagging periodical infinite immutable consistent repetitive uniform amaranthine even without end changeless consecutive unstoppable indefinite always-on unchangeable sempiternal untiring monotonous boundless indefatigable unswerving dogged unchanged day-and-night perdurable steadfast inexorable persevering inextinguishable without respite unfluctuating oft-repeated around-the-clock rhythmic round the clock unwearied numerous intermittent unwaning unalterable tireless reliable forever predictable reiterative staying set static immovable illimitable steady-going unquenchable neverending cyclical inevitable inescapable standing many irrepressible stationary undiminished countless dependable on-and-off unlimited interminate unwearying connected aeonian limitless indissoluble classic undivided cyclic reoccurring never-changing irreversible stabile successive inflexible without interruption invariant rolling repeating same equable iterated immemorial always rigid very many oft repeated a great many never dying never-ceasing day and night on a treadmill flowing irrevocable unavoidable faithful without ceasing lengthy unintermitted remorseless diligent assiduous unsparing fluent resolute maintained long unsuppressible unflinching sedulous unalleviated hard harsh stern world-without-end regularized standardised regularised implacable fluid frictionless customary daily nonrandom extended closed standardized never-dying homogeneous extensive undestroyed all-year-round drawn out on an even keel smooth orderly uncontrollable unended 24/7 unrestricted stretched out solid true at all times all day and all night traditional spasmodic seasonal sporadic death-defying ever living no end to with no let-up no end of expected incorruptible phoenixlike undeadly without a break for ever and ever without surcease isochronal alternate isochronous odd chain measureless unbounded well-established unbending sacrosanct immeasurable that will never die that will live forever incommutable inalterable hard-and-fast unvaried inexhaustible unconstrained irreparable untold incalculable true to type absolute unmodifiable happening at intervals abundant abounding inestimable durable indeterminate great unmanageable unrestrainable uncontainable insuppressible unrestrained immensurable bottomless fixed as the laws of the Medes and Persians unfathomable horizonless perduring overlong fathomless not stopping having no end incorrigible intractable wild for keeps set in concrete set in stone invincible out of control unconquerable forever and a day unbeatable in for the long haul invulnerable termless indomitable impregnable familiar common insurmountable profuse reiterated manifold several insuperable 24-hour thick various bulletproof overwhelming irresistible occurring often overpowering lots of millions of loads of a good many heaps of masses of quite a lot of dozens of hundreds of thousands of quite a few more … than one can shake a stick at

Adjective

Failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations
remiss careless derelict disregardful lax lazy neglectful negligent slack irresponsible unthinking barratrous delinquent dilatory forgetful heedless inattentive indolent lackadaisical neglecting slipshod sloppy thoughtless unheeding unmindful behindhand blameworthy culpable daydreaming defaultant fainéant inconsistent indifferent oscitant regardless reprehensible slapdash slothful tardy uninterested woolgathering at fault any old way any which way asleep at switch asleep on job reckless casual incautious unconcerned apathetic rash improvident inadvertent unobservant imprudent laid-back nonchalant listless idle slovenly perfunctory sluggish slap-happy devil-may-care good-for-nothing uncaring precipitate hasty oblivious insouciant inert lethargic blithe absent-minded leisurely feckless untrustworthy unreliable undependable disinterested easy otiose uncircumspect inconsiderate injudicious offhand inactive carefree disorganized mindless laggard languid workshy torpid disregarding cursory disorganised procrastinating unaccountable cool slow-going impulsive blithely unconcerned free and easy without care unwise foolish unhurried impetuous shiftless senseless ill-considered permissive wild ill-advised easy-going loafing inaccurate inefficient vague inexact imprecise deaf blind unreflective unreasoning slow-moving foolhardy unwary relaxed lagging dawdling creeping plodding unwitting napping loose unthoughtful flighty deliberate loitering dallying snail-like shoddy careless of one's duty faineant passive work-shy sluggardly tortoise-like delaying snaillike pokey dragging crawling snail-paced poking poky dillydallying dreamy hot-headed do-nothing lollygagging bone idle late inattentive to asleep on the job oblivious to insensitive unfeeling nonobservant failing shabby detached ignoring overlooking omitting slighting coarse dispassionate incurious unheedful rude crude failing to show proper care and attention measured lifeless untidy unsystematic haphazard unmeticulous unthorough blasé failing to take proper care lumpish dull mechanical ponderous easygoing drony resting moderate leaden instinctive unconscious languorous gentle steady sedate unconsidered scrappy impassive unrushed laboured comfortable undemanding hurried amateurish undisciplined leaden-footed stupid silly unintended automatic incorrect wrong sketchy erroneous laggy tortoiselike supine postponing labored phlegmatic drowsy imperceptible lousy improficient scatterbrained tactless precipitous overhasty procrastinative incompetent spontaneous involuntary reflex unpremeditated unintentional intuitive erratic kamikaze irreflective disorderly cowboy unprepared giddy daredevil pococurante undiscerning unreasonable unwatchful witless capricious uncareful quiescent unprofessional dormant thrown together hit-or-miss error-ridden couldn't care less ditsy indiscreet madcap undiplomatic irrational regardless of taking no notice of paying no heed to disregardful of unconscious of careless of heedless of neglectful of blind to deaf to not paying attention unheeding of brutish indelicate outrageous vacant unmeant blunt untactful asleep at the wheel unguarded harum-scarum badly organized hell-for-leather fly-by-night soft lenient abstracted overindulgent indulgent liberal complaisant indefinite broad non-restrictive general nonspecific shapeless yielding flabby over-tolerant flaccid easy-peasy accepting tolerant floppy nonjudgmental limp any way out of it apt to forget pipe dreaming absent looking out window insensible unfocused amnemonic mooning having a memory like a sieve out to lunch inclined to forget remiss in preoccupied airheaded wandering indifferent to scatty negligent about nirvanic moony not on the job remiss about like an absent-minded professor distracted lax about bemused paying no mind lingering backward time-wasting unpunctual putting off tarrying moratory problem slow-paced unhasty flagging brash headlong ill-judged misguided hotheaded impolitic temerarious spur-of-the-moment short-sighted ill-conceived hare-brained harebrained unthought-out inadvisable premature unreasoned ill-thought-out impromptu graceless idiotic nonsensical inexpedient brainless sudden passionate adventurous illogical snap determined precipitant unsound venturesome venturous unstudied unplanned headstrong nonrational wrong-headed unsafe furious daring audacious immature unintelligent off-the-cuff superficial crackbrained jumping to conclusions inept knee-jerk crazy ad hoc trivial throwaway indiscriminate inappropriate extemporaneous credulous rushed bold over-adventurous meaningless fiery frenzied insuppressible tearaway frivolous impractical reactive feather-brained helter-skelter passing quick unalert unvigilant off-guard imbecilic clueless moronic ignorant empty-headed shallow ad-lib playing with fire damfool uncritical lightweight myopic near-sighted untroubled parenthetical naive inane short-term imperceptive ludicrous unjustifiable unworried lamebrained incoherent groundless laughable improvised pointless futile idiotical simpleminded airy lamebrain extempore unscientific fruitless birdbrained overbold demented insane ridiculous unrehearsed kooky loony nutty improvisational gadarene dim-witted half-witted extemporary wacky flying unsubtle daft unperceptive uncontrolled off-the-wall cavalier offhanded dozy pell-mell drive-by over-venturesome abrupt death-or-glory swift unexpected featherbrained fast and loose half-baked off guard down and dirty badly thought out off the cuff not thought through off the top of your head random gratuitous prejudiced wholesale unquestioning suicidal ill-timed short-range no-nonsense resolute restricted unsagacious direct astigmatic limited misjudged shortsighted unsuitable wanton implicit undiscriminating unseemly undesirable dumb overconfident untimely infelicitous garrulous nosy unsympathetic default barbarous barbaric unduly quick mistaken spur of the moment self-destructive unadvised asinine crackpot without preparation off the hip incidental badly planned confused risky cock-eyed uncreative unimaginative adventuresome overventuresome uncalled for unsmart breakneck absurd lacking foresight bull-in-a-china-shop out of control whimsical uninhibited violent emotional unprompted freakish unrepressed happy-go-lucky eager fierce ardent unpredictable abandoned preposterous impassioned vehement unbridled unrestrained gauche gruff peremptory flippant hectic unmeditated speedy unreflecting unadvisable swaggering breezy uncautious wary fervid subitaneous restive uncivil unpolitic sharp unpolished rough harsh illegitimate invalid mad inconsequent inconsequential implausible baseless untenable fallacious unfounded weak arbitrary jumping the gun winging it flakey specious unstable freaky cockamamie barmy distraught raving aberrant reasonless disconnected sophistic delirious disjointed bungling vulgar clumsy crass blundering awkward maladroit fast-and-loose caught napping foot-in-mouth flaky leading with one's chin pay no mind sticking one's neck out not careful leaving self wide open off the deep end without regard going off deep end unarranged on-the-spot improvisatory extemporized asleep at the switch unscripted uncontrived natural flawed ad lib faulty contradictory extemporised undesigned glib simplistic trifling ad libitum schematic insubstantial simple not planned facile frothy flimsy empty surface oversimplified puerile hollow off beam way out off the wall vain skin-deep petty wishy-washy piddling unscholarly farcical one-dimensional paltry not well thought out without foundation without basis not making sense

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Feeling mentally confused or dizzy
groggy confused dizzy faint reeling stunned dazed muzzy shaky unsteady weak wobbly befuddled stupefied stuporous woozy benumbed bewildered disorientated disoriented fuddled muddled numb vague dopey staggering bleary discombobulated hazy punchy slaphappy sleepy swaying tired whirling wooly woolly woolly-headed drunken not with it out of it punch-drunk in a stupor giddy lightheaded light-headed addled muddleheaded distracted vertiginous silly zonked spacey spacy mixed-up spaced-out zonked-out bedeviled bemused bushed befogged addle addlepated pixillated pixilated fogged raddled spaced fuzzy foggy shell-shocked confounded bedevilled dopy weak-kneed numbed tipsy puzzled gaga swimmy dumbfounded stupid mixed up with rubbery legs off balance perplexed weak at the knees fazed quivery at sea trembly weak in the knees clouded unstable cloudy aswoon blurry dazzled slap-happy all of a quiver all of a tremble staggered all at sea insensible nauseous queasy light baffled upset swimming off-balance rocky tottering at sixes and sevens senseless misty shadowy blurred woolly-minded drugged drowsy cold half-asleep tranced dreamy nauseated blind disturbed dumb blinded dumbstruck at a loss lost rattled empty-headed exhausted sluggish depleted drained like jelly agog flustered senile unfeeling faltering tremulous trembling addlebrained doddery seeing stars insensitive out of control queer funny disorganized bamboozled flummoxed stumped frozen deadened paralyzed unresponsive paralysed nonplussed swooning unbalanced unsettled ditzy volatile asleep dead torpid disorganised anaesthetized immobilized immobilised anesthetized wooden taken aback thrown off balance not knowing if you are coming or going teetering weakened with legs like jelly bockety infirm rickety wonky dodgy precarious insecure unreliable awry mystified disconcerted surprised thrown floored mazed clueless troubled astounded astonished wildered speechless startled discomposed shaken flabbergasted beaten dismayed overwhelmed uncertain absent-minded overcome discomfited unnerved shocked shaken up uncomprehending foxed breathless aghast out to lunch hard-pressed preoccupied unhinged demented worried engrossed deranged unglued inattentive hard put vexed blank gobsmacked blown away gone bowled over in a dither confusional shook up fouled up muddle-headed addle-brained spaced out embarrassed eccentric nonplused discountenanced sailing adrift trippy intoxicated frustrated maladjusted distraught foolish daft puckish touched impish prankish capricious whimsical pixyish awed agape simple thunderstruck shook nonsensical dozy delirious stymied balled up come apart stuck awe-struck irrational unsound in a state of confusion in a muddle turbid psychotic crazy out-of-joint amazed asea whacko had their heads messed with besotted with Alzheimer's disease doubtful confusticated got caused to be at a stand gravelled beat graveled buffaloed thrown off at wits' end uncertain which way to turn brought to a standstill awestruck wonderstruck abstracted glassy-eyed shot to pieces screwy unscrewed made to scratch their head absent diverted agitated not knowing if one is coming or going distrait distant faraway absorbed ruffled absentminded pestered harassed tormented hassled sidetracked unfocused miles away in a flap driven to distraction

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Requiring effort or labor
painful laborious hard tedious tough arduous strenuous trying challenging difficult formidable gruelling heavy onerous ponderous backbreaking bruising burdensome dour draining exacting excruciating rough severe tiresome wearisome brutal debilitating demanding dogged extreme grinding grueling harsh irksome labored punishing rigorous rugged serious tall taxing testing tiring toilsome tortuous torturous unremitting uphill wearying agonising agonizing exhausting exigent hellish herculean murderous relentless stiff stressful uncomfortable boring difficile effortful enervating fatiguing hellacious knackering laboured moiling sapping slavish sweaty toilful unbearable wearing wretched exerting Augean back-breaking Herculean tough going energy-consuming troublesome killing operose crushing oppressive harrowing intolerable killer weighty persnickety vigorous distressing galling cumbersome painstaking daunting unforgiving ambitious grievous forbidding pressing distressful upstream thorny fierce intimidating unyielding bothersome unsparing pick-and-shovel hairy gargantuan shattering depleting vexatious embittering nerve-racking hefty mighty unpleasant grim jarring solemn immense staggering colossal intense gigantic backbreaker time-consuming no picnic really hard merciless titanic worksome very hard physical traumatic inconvenient awkward worrisome responsible grave steep hectic busy immoderate thoroughgoing protracted wicked lengthy hardworking upsetting murder major austere excessive overtaxing overpowering plodding headache worrying disturbing dicey awful hazardous easier said than done high-impact torturesome unendurable hard-won drudgy vicious marathon cruel troubling unnerving impossible crippling high-pressure prohibitive problem ominous insufferable sticky tormenting not easy like getting blood out of a stone ferocious almighty savage scabrous problematic uphill battle discomforting nagging stringent shocking imperious tricky frustrating pressured enervative fraught vexing exasperating strict bitter inhuman searing hardhanded tense anxious agitating anxiety-ridden unreasonable aggravating exorbitant pestilent tight unfair overburdening a stinker of a aggressive bold daring monumental grandiose industrious grand elaborate extravagant intrepid visionary pretentious lofty energetic impressive large-scale magnificent

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Unable or insufficient to produce any effect or result
unproductive fruitless futile useless vain idle ineffective unprofitable inefficacious worthless ineffectual otiose unavailing valueless bootless pointless unrewarding abortive barren empty impotent profitless unremunerative unsuccessful blocked inefficient lazy nonproductive trivial uncreative unyieldly wasteful to no effect nugatory in vain purposeless to no avail failed hopeless meaningless hollow insignificant to no purpose unfruitful senseless inutile trifling sterile inadequate non-successful inconsequential thwarted paltry unimportant aimless of no use weak unfructuous inoperative wasted counterproductive null inept impractical unusable foiled flat inferior inactive lame powerless irrelevant unable slow-moving good-for-nothing quiet stagnant needless feckless slack unavailable feeble void doomed sluggish without success Sisyphean frustrated no dice insubstantial dead petty incompetent of no avail junky waste depressed frivolous bungled without rhyme or reason miserable no-good unprolific nothing nonfunctional dry dull baulked unfunctional indecisive defeated unpurposed footling impracticable balked scrap dysfunctional unsatisfactory no use exhausted purportless for nought insufficient vapid negligible forceless limited deficient broken chaffy defective lacklustre on a treadmill not worth the candle unhelpful lackluster poor trashy wretched boring bogus ignoble mediocre abandoned unessential cheap unworkable misfired uneconomical uninteresting disastrous stale expendable tedious gainless thankless botched inane withered spineless neutralized defeasible neutralised innocuous anticlimactic measly inoperable unnecessary dreary monotonous slight drab humdrum piddling arid delusive inert static stupid unsound unreal no-account unsuitable pathetic hamstrung motiveless pants vacant unsubstantial banal lifeless no good null and void time-wasting redundant superfluous not busy puny weary sleepy casual heavy a dead loss enervated abject drossy despicable contemptible base uneconomic ne'er-do-well failing bungling unimpressive miscarried frustaneous unlucrative inexpedient scant invertebrate not fruitful forlorn ruined spoiled unserviceable throwaway for naught absurd nonsensical save one's breath stillborn nonpractical groundless goalless unsalable spoilt unuseful stymied insipid spinning one's wheels wild goose chase niggling picayune chicken minute nominal piddly pimping piffling inconsiderable peanut lost messed up insane fatuous no-win misleading unnotable shuck delusory hindered stonewalled obstructed of no earthly use objectless baseless unstreamlined unneeded resultless not useful cramped of no value vague uncommunicative rambling unfounded not needed uninspiring nongermane going nowhere not a prayer in vicious circle drifting wandering dormant no good to gundy lacking foundation commonplace adrift de minimis Mickey Mouse disorganized without grounds not serious without foundation fouled up unstimulating prosaic not pertinent invalid emasculate slack-spined unwieldy unreasonable vacuous unfilled clear poxy wanky silly rubbishy nickel-and-dime mindless of no benefit unmeaning awkward cumbersome no go no way not effective rubbish cancelled nullified rescinded revoked two a penny not much cop unsystematic profligate disorganised unoptimized bad nonvalid non-viable nonbinding terminated discontinued a dime a dozen uninformative flimsy junk unfit not proper unadvantageous inconsistent not good enough ill-suited incompatible inapt lousy improper inappropriate unsuited fallow not worth a hill of beans tame faulty malfunctioning canceled not binding badly arranged wearisome disadvantageous damaged tiresome uneventful busted down out not in force wearying ho-hum unexciting ponderous disabled kaput tiring plodding pedestrian helpless lethargic wonky knackered numbing mind-numbing jading unprogressive colorless stodgy doesn't work broken-down one-horse drudging jejune dusty old colourless leaden monochromatic stuffy tired out of kilter out of commission acting up in disrepair not in working order not functioning conked out not working non-functioning as dry as dust dead-and-alive impuissant incapable frail effete handcuffed paralyzed hog-tied paralysed slothful burned out slumberous torpid fatigued languorous slow-going dilatory unenergetic lymphatic somnolent lackadaisical drowsy listless debilitated without energy slow-paced languid sedentary somnific snoozy spiritless flagging spent passive nerveless infirm incapacitated paper tiger high and dry gutless prostrate enfeebled dud crippled infecund past it immaterial minor incidental nonessential small inessential peripheral extraneous of no consequence fiddling little non-essential superficial beside the point of no account lightweight small-fry not worth mentioning of no importance foolish uncalled for light inappreciable inapposite uncalled-for of little consequence of little importance gratuitous meager meagre neither here nor there off the subject of little account second-rate of no great concern trite inapplicable marginal unconnected impertinent not germane irrelative unrelated unwarranted scanty secondary minuscule lesser dispensable small-time impossible unwanted unrequired haphazard wanton shallow extrinsic tangential twopenny-halfpenny small-bore ignorable random not to the point out of place surplus nondescript low-ranking wide of the mark of no moment no great shakes not worth speaking of directionless undesired excessive indiscriminate desultory avoidable causeless unachievable penny-ante flighty minimal beyond hope undirected dinky additional everyday optional unmerited tiny cosmetic shoestring not worth bothering about nothing to do with it infinitesimal mean of minor importance minor-league not required not to the purpose not having a prayer with no chance of success not pertaining to off the topic off the point not at issue not connected with unjustified childless laggard indolent unasked pyrrhic insincere specious smaller pettifogging witless designless thoughtless illogical irrational ill-fated bleak exorbitant two-bit puerile flippant frothy tinpot zero zilch zip indifferent brainless surplus to requirements bush-league uncelebrated obscure smalltime momentary microscopic skin-deep diminutive atomic evanescent vanishing lilliputian erratic issueless ridiculous floundering not worth worrying about not the issue nothing to do with the case Pyrrhic beyond remedy parlous automatic oblivious empty-headed without depth vagrant capricious heedless blind unpromising threatening sinister menacing despaired of hit-or-miss desperate despairing despondent unattainable wishy-washy of little import beside the question wide of the point not important nihil ad rem not significant driftless careless disposable fortuitous objectiveless uncritical prodigal noncompulsory inconsequent undesirable chance accidental unexceptional no need ordinary detached disconnected average remote independent unassociated unapt disparate dissociated foreign outside hair-splitting inapropos separate inappurtenant common typical plain too much supererogatory of no matter not applicable off base not connected not related nothing to do with out of order mundane bland unremarkable undistinguished usual unmemorable fussy without direction routine unnoteworthy vanilla normal extra de trop middling uninspired hairsplitting niggly workaday supplementary inadmissible characterless whatever adventitious dime-a-dozen run-of-the-mill common or garden bog-standard garden-variety so-so nothing to write home about middle-of-the-road nothing special plain vanilla garden variety bog standard intrusive