unassuming

unassuming

[uhn-uh-soo-ming]
adjective
modest; unpretentious.

Origin:
1720–30; un-1 + assuming

unassumingly, adverb
unassumingness, noun
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unassuming (ˌʌnəˈsjuːmɪŋ)
 
adj
modest or unpretentious
 
unas'sumingly
 
adv
 
unas'sumingness
 
n

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unassuming
"unpretentious," 1726, from un- (1) "not" + inf. of assume.
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