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Definition of "undistinguished" []

  • Marked by no peculiar quality; not distinguished; ordinary: an undistinguished appearance. (adjective)
  • Lacking particularly good qualities; mediocre: an undistinguished performance. (adjective)
  • Not separated from others into categories. (adjective)
  • Unnoticed; unperceived: an undistinguished face in the crowd. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "undistinguished" in a sentence
  • "So far, she’s been ... undistinguished is the most kind thing that can be said, awful is more accurate."
  • "With the Seagram fortune at his disposal, Bronfman embarked on a foray into the entertainment business that many described as undistinguished, culminating in the sale of Seagram and its entertainment holdings (Universal Studios and Universal Music Group) to Vivendi, a diversified French concern."
  • "Eshoo, noting the "undistinguished" ranking the U.S. has in world broadband standings, said that network built with public funds should be open."