|1.||[ adjective ] deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention:i "a sterile ideology lacking in originality"|
|Synonyms:||uninspired uninventive sterile|
"unimaginative development of a musical theme" "uninspired writing"
|2.||[ adjective ] dealing only with concrete facts|
|3.||[ adjective ] lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality|
|Synonyms:||stereotyped stereotypical stereotypic|
"stereotyped phrases of condolence" "even his profanity was unimaginative"