underwhelmed







underwhelmed


verb (used with object) Informal.

  1. to fail to interest or astonish: After all the ballyhoo, most critics were underwhelmed by the movie.

verb

  1. (tr) to make no positive impact or impression on; disappoint

v.1953 (implied in underwhelming), a facetious play on overwhelm. Related: Underwhelmed; underwhelmingly.

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