NONDESCRIPT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NONDESCRIPT
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 a.  dull and uninteresting; lacking distinct or individual
Classic Sentence:
1  When any of these nondescript individuals put in an appearance, Sherlock Holmes used to beg for the use of the sitting-room, and I would retire to my bed-room.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  The nondescript evening in the hotel dragged out, and at last they had a nondescript dinner.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
3  It was the old-fashioned wheeled nondescript belonging to the captain, and Thomasin sat in it alone, driven by Charley.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 8 A New Force Disturbs the Current
4  Besides, the English whalers sometimes affect a kind of metropolitan superiority over the American whalers; regarding the long, lean Nantucketer, with his nondescript provincialisms, as a sort of sea-peasant.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
5  It was a stormy, windy night, such as raises whole squadrons of nondescript noises in rickety old houses.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
6  In thoroughfares nigh the docks, any considerable seaport will frequently offer to view the queerest looking nondescripts from foreign parts.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
Example Sentence:
1  The private detective was a short, nondescript fellow with no outstanding features, the sort of person one would never notice in a crowd.
2  In a nondescript industrial estate in El Segundo, a boxy suburb in south-west Los Angeles just a mile or two from LAX international airport, 20 people wait in a windowless canteen for a ceremony to begin.