Antonyms of verb interest

1 of 3 senses of interest

Sense 1
interest -- (excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of)
       Antonym of bore (Sense 1)
      => bore, tire -- (cause to be bored)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb interest

3 senses of interest

Sense 1
interest -- (excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of)
       => arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

Sense 2
concern, interest, occupy, worry -- (be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift")

Sense 3
matter to, interest -- (be of importance or consequence; "This matters to me!")
       => refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with -- (be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments")

Antonyms of adj interesting

1 sense of interesting

Sense 1
interesting (vs. uninteresting) -- (arousing or holding the attention)

uninteresting (vs. interesting) -- (arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement; "a very uninteresting account of her trip")
        => boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome -- (so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome")
        => insipid, jejune -- (lacking interest or significance or impact; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel")
        => narcotic, soporiferous, soporific -- (inducing mental lethargy; "a narcotic speech")
        => pedestrian, prosaic, prosy, earthbound -- (lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot")
        => ponderous -- (labored and dull; "a ponderous speech")
        => putdownable -- ((of a book) poorly written and not entertaining)

Similarity of adj interesting

1 sense of interesting

Sense 1
interesting (vs. uninteresting) -- (arousing or holding the attention)
       => absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, riveting -- (capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story")
       => entertaining -- (agreeably diverting; "an entertaining puppet show"; "films should be entertaining")
       => amusing, amusive, diverting -- (providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining; "an amusing speaker"; "a diverting story")
       => intriguing -- (capable of arousing interest or curiosity; "our team came up with some most intriguing finds")
       => newsworthy -- (sufficiently interesting to be reported in a newspaper)
          Also See-> exciting#1; stimulating#1

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