unassuming

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

Definition of unassuming

  1. :  not assuming :  modest an unassuming librarian an unassuming manner an unassuming neighborhood

unassumingness

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Examples of unassuming in a Sentence

  1. He's just an unassuming guy.

  2. They lived in an unassuming home.

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First Known Use of unassuming

1722


UNASSUMING Defined for English Language Learners

unassuming

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Definition of unassuming for English Language Learners

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


UNASSUMING Defined for Kids

unassuming

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

Definition of unassuming for Students

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



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