un|e|vent|ful [ˌʌnıˈventfəl] adj
with nothing exciting or unusual happening
Annie led a quiet uneventful life.
The journey was uneventful.
>uneventfully adv
>uneventfulness n [U]

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.


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