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.
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.).