Tear out your guts and put them on the page, with scrupulous, faithful, unromantic honesty.
And Yahoo above all reminds us just how unromantic and unforgiving the golly-gee world of new technology is.
It would have been easy to pity—and forget—the women that Davis played: ordinary, working class, and unromantic.
Plus, lighter anecdotes from Rumsfeld's memoir, including his unromantic proposal and his take on Hurricane Katrina.
Of course, we know that people with unromantic and unimaginative minds will call this sentimentalism.
Such things did not happen these unromantic days to musical celebrities.
It sounded too unromantic to say one passed out from drinking dead cow!
Yes, these are unromantic days, and there's no mistaking that fact!
He had also longed hopelessly to give her approximately a pound of flesh—the cardiac muscle, to put it in cold, unromantic terms.
All here is half-European, unromantic, not very picturesque.
1650s, "of the nature of a literary romance," from French romantique, from Middle French romant "a romance," oblique case of Old French romanz "verse narrative" (see romance (n.)).
As a literary style, opposed to classical since before 1812; in music, from 1885. Meaning "characteristic of an ideal love affair" (such as usually formed the subject of literary romances) is from 1660s. Meaning "having a love affair as a theme" is from 1960. Related: Romantical (1670s); romantically. Cf. romanticism.
"an adherent of romantic virtues in literature," 1827, from romantic (adj.).