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English definition of “unedifying”

unedifying

adjective uk   /ʌnˈed.ɪ.faɪ.ɪŋ/ formal us  
unpleasant and causing people to feel no respect: We were treated to the unedifying spectacle of two cabinet ministers fighting over a seat.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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