What does unpromising mean?

Definitions for unpromisingʌnˈprɒm ə sɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unpromising.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unpromising(adj)

    unlikely to bring about favorable results or enjoyment

    "faced an unpromising task"; "music for unpromising combinations of instruments"


  1. unpromising(Adjective)

    Not promising

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unpromising

    un-prom′i-sing, adj. not promising or affording a good prospect of success, &c.—v.t. Unprom′ise, to revoke a promise.—adj. Unprom′ised, not promised.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpromising in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpromising in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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