unfussy

adjective

un·​fussy ˌən-ˈfə-sē How to pronounce unfussy (audio)
: not fussy: such as
a
: not particular : unconcerned
b
: not cluttered with pretentious or nonessential matters : uncomplicated
unfussy designs
unfussily adverb

Examples of unfussy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eamon Foley’s choreography is smartly unfussy, allowing the music’s electric rhythms to pulsate through the performers. Thomas Floyd, Washington Post, 30 Jan. 2024 Lawrence’s unfussy, but distinctly luxe new style epitomizes high-low dressing, striking the perfect balance of opposites: oversized, yet tailored just-so; basic, but expensive; designer bag plus affordable sneakers; a dramatic ballgown worn with flip-flops. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 24 Dec. 2023 For the base, cover your table with a casual linen tablecloth for an unfussy, yet special feel. Maria Sabella, Better Homes & Gardens, 30 Nov. 2023 This simple main manages to be unfussy and indulgent, simple and extraordinary. Anna Luisa Rodriguez, Washington Post, 28 Dec. 2023 The storytelling has an unfussy classical burnish that feels nicely scaled to its time and place. Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times, 22 Dec. 2023 Think of it as an unfussy souffle with a light, fluffy texture and healthy dose of cheese. Anna Luisa Rodriguez, Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2023 For this loft kitchen, the contrast of dark and light surfaces enhances the unfussy, contemporary ambience of the space. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Dec. 2023 The meals were unfussy and delicious, with local touches like saskatoon-berry coulis, bison sausage, and bannock, a type of bread that was introduced by European fur traders in the 18th century and adopted into Métis culture. Carleigh Baker, Travel + Leisure, 7 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unfussy was in 1823

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“Unfussy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfussy. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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