Meaning of unchallenging in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈtʃalɪn(d)ʒɪŋ/

Translate unchallenging into Spanish


  • 1(of a task or situation) not testing one's abilities.

    ‘my job was unchallenging’
    • ‘Each of these battles becomes routine after you figure out the one or two moves the bosses continually do, making their defeat an unchallenging task.’
    • ‘With the poor storyline, unchallenging missions, and poor enemy AI, the single player portion of the game is totally disposable.’
    • ‘The book is written in clear, simple language with an unchallenging vocabulary.’
    • ‘I thought the classes were too easy and unchallenging.’
    • ‘Overall, this leaves a fairly simple and unchallenging level of gameplay.’
    • ‘Basically this is a fluffy romantic comedy, so it seems out of place to complain that it's predictable and unchallenging.’
    • ‘The players resemble Japan's coddled workers, accustomed to lifetime employment as comfortable as it is unchallenging.’
    • ‘Another chance to watch human lab-rats undertake unlikely and often unchallenging challenges.’
    • ‘Somehow avoiding the curse of having been partially lottery funded, this is unchallenging but happy and entertaining stuff.’
    • ‘What I am suggesting, having read the majority of the novels myself, is that Winfrey's picks proved that readable literature is not by definition unchallenging or unworthy of both popular acclaim and critical respect.’
    • ‘These books are popular because they are unchallenging.’
    • ‘Now, I'm not here to say the folks who defend the right and conservative views in Alberta's media are a bunch of mental sloths who have grown fat and weak in the unchallenging environment of provincial politics.’
    • ‘I'm telling myself if I work for an hour and a half, then I can go curl up in bed with my cat and read something fluffy and unchallenging, because that's what I'd really like to be doing.’
    • ‘These include overcrowded classrooms, a preponderance of poorly trained teachers and inadequate counseling staffs, and unchallenging curricula.’
    • ‘We can also be bored, however, even when we are engaged in the pursuit of desires, namely when this pursuit consists only of unchallenging activities.’
    • ‘‘This is rewarding executives for unchallenging targets,’ one institution told the London Evening Standard.’
    • ‘It was a gorgeous day for sitting in the sunshine in a pub garden with a Pimms (tried it today, once was enough) enjoying an unchallenging but entertaining read.’
    • ‘Levinson, for example, is an M.I.T.-educated genius who has settled for an unchallenging job at a cable TV company.’
    • ‘People in their early 20s are particularly lazy, despite the fact that the question about sport included the physically unchallenging options of snooker, pool and billiards.’
    • ‘The eventual outcome is a foregone conclusion - overqualified employees holding jobs they find boring, unchallenging, and unrewarding.’
    simple, not difficult, straightforward, clear, accessible, direct, undemanding, unexacting, unchallenging, unsophisticated, trouble-free, painless, effortless, easy, facile, elementary, idiot-proof, plain sailing, a five-finger exercise, nothing
  • 2Not threatening someone's position.

    ‘his voice was gentle and unchallenging’
    • ‘In answering this question, Smyth seemed unable to go beyond a comforting but unchallenging look-how-far-we've-come-from-those-benighted-days attitude.’
    • ‘The French press, which has traditionally been reverential and unchallenging of its political and cultural elites, decided that his previous use of her to promote his political career meant that the situation was fair game.’
    • ‘Most of the reasons for this he attributes to staff officers whom the secretary may have intimidated into unchallenging compliance with his broader views.’