unpretentious

[uhn-pri-ten-shuhs]
adjective
not pretentious; modest; without ostentatious display; plain: his unpretentious demeanor; an unpretentious summer resort.

Origin:
1855–60; un-1 + pretentious

unpretentiously, adverb
unpretentiousness, noun


humble, unpretending, plain, open, easy.
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unpretentious (ˌʌnprɪˈtɛnʃəs)
 
adj
not making claim to distinction or importance undeservedly

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unpretentious
1859, from un- (1) "not" + pretentious.
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Example sentences
IT is an unpretentious house down a private lane, out of sight of the road.
Candidates who appear to be confident, unpretentious professionals do.
Or maybe it was because he was an unpretentious loner.
Modest interior, unpretentious charm, fantastic food.
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