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unassuming

adjective un·as·sum·ing \ˌən-ə-ˈsü-miŋ\

: not having or showing a desire to be noticed, praised, etc.

Full Definition of UNASSUMING

:  not assuming :  modest <an unassuming librarian> <an unassuming manner> <an unassuming neighborhood>
un·as·sum·ing·ness noun
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Examples of UNASSUMING

  1. He's just an unassuming guy.
  2. They lived in an unassuming home.

First Known Use of UNASSUMING

1722

Related to UNASSUMING

Synonyms
demure, down-to-earth, lowly, meek, modest, humble, unpretentious
Antonyms
arrogant, bumptious, chesty, conceited, egotistic (or egotistical), fastuous, haughty, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-and-mighty, high-handed, high-hat, hoity-toity, huffish, huffy, imperious, lordly, overweening, peremptory, pompous, presuming, presumptuous, pretentious, self-asserting, self-assertive, supercilious, superior, toplofty (also toploftical), uppish, uppity

Rhymes with UNASSUMING

UNASSUMING Defined for Kids

unassuming

adjective un·as·sum·ing \ˌən-ə-ˈsü-miŋ\

Definition of UNASSUMING for Kids

:  modest 1 <She was a quiet and unassuming person.>

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