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 for uninteresting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uninteresting \Uninteresting\
     See interesting.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uninteresting \Uninteresting\
     See interesting.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  uninteresting
      adj 1: arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or
             excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip"
             [ant: interesting]
      2: characteristic or suggestive of an institution especially in
         being uniform or dull or unimaginative; "institutional food"

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  uninteresting
   adj.
  
      1. Said of a problem that, although nontrivial, can be solved simply by
      throwing sufficient resources at it.
  
      2. Also said of problems for which a solution would neither advance the
      state of the art nor be fun to design and code.
  
      Hackers regard uninteresting problems as intolerable wastes of time, to be
      solved (if at all) by lesser mortals. Real hackers (see toolsmith)
      generalize uninteresting problems enough to make them interesting and solve
      them ? thus solving the original problem as a special case (and, it must be
      admitted, occasionally turning a molehill into a mountain, or a mountain
      into a tectonic plate). See WOMBAT, SMOP; compare toy problem, oppose
      interesting.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  uninteresting
  
      1. Said of a problem that, although nontrivial, can
     be solved simply by throwing sufficient resources at it.
  
     2. Also said of problems for which a solution would neither
     advance the state of the art nor be fun to design and code.
  
     Hackers regard uninteresting problems as intolerable wastes of
     time, to be solved (if at all) by lesser mortals.  *Real*
     hackers (see toolsmith) generalise uninteresting problems
     enough to make them interesting and solve them - thus
     solving the original problem as a special case (and, it must
     be admitted, occasionally turning a molehill into a mountain,
     or a mountain into a tectonic plate).
  
     See WOMBAT, SMOP.  Compare toy problem.  Oppose
     interesting.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1995-03-10)
  

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