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unpretentious

adjective un·pre·ten·tious \-ˈten(t)-shəs\

: not having or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want to be regarded as more impressive, successful, or important than they really are : not pretentious

Full Definition of UNPRETENTIOUS

:  free from ostentation, elegance, or affectation :  modest <unpretentious homes> <an unpretentious celebrity>
un·pre·ten·tious·ly adverb
un·pre·ten·tious·ness noun

Examples of UNPRETENTIOUS

  1. a casual and unpretentious restaurant
  2. <a simple and unpretentious account about growing up in the rural South>

First Known Use of UNPRETENTIOUS

1859

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