unfussy

adjective
un·​fussy | \ ˌən-ˈfə-sē How to pronounce unfussy (audio) \

Definition of unfussy

: not fussy: such as
a : not particular : unconcerned
b : not cluttered with pretentious or nonessential matters : uncomplicated unfussy designs

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Other Words from unfussy

unfussily \ ˌən-​ˈfə-​sə-​lē How to pronounce unfussily (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unfussy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Holly has a hyperbrain on the Monk-Sherlock spectrum, and Erivo’s endearingly unfussy performance shades emotion and curiosity into a role that could’ve gone over-the-top. Darren Franich, EW.com, "The Outsider throws a great cast into a Very Long Procedural: Review," 9 Jan. 2020 Dials control volume and tuning, and big, unfussy buttons change the source and function easily. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Kia Telluride mixes fun with practicality (auto review)," 14 Dec. 2019 Keep things unfussy with an oversized menswear blazer and this look is versatile enough to wear from your first morning meeting to a holiday dinner out with friends. Abby Kalicka, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Chicest Ways to Style Your Jeans This Holiday Season," 3 Dec. 2019 For a better chance of seeing the Big Five (that's lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and Cape buffalos), checking in overnight at the unfussy thatched Aquila Lodge is recommended. Mary Holland, Condé Nast Traveler, "4 South African Safari Destinations You Can Get to from Cape Town," 22 Oct. 2019 Hamill returns a mesmerizingly unfussy performer, giving the elder Jedi a wounded charm and savvy sorrow. Darren Franich, EW.com, "Star Wars rewatch: The Last Jedi destroys a legend to rebuild the same legend," 16 Dec. 2019 The queen of wit, heart, and unfussy recipes, Nora Ephron weaves a semi-autobiographical story about a jilted food writer together with tips on how to cook everything from mashed potatoes to linguine alla cecca. Emma Specter, Vogue, "The 8 Best Food Books to Read Over the Holidays," 13 Dec. 2019 The look was imperfect and unfussy in a way that only Lupita Nyong’o can make stylish and covetable. Shalwah Evans, Essence, "Lupita's Natural Bangs Are What Hair Goals Are Made Of," 28 Oct. 2019 Unlike regular wines, natural wines are unfussy and inclusive. Michael B. Dougherty, The New Yorker, "What You Need to Know About Natural Wine," 17 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unfussy

1823, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Unfussy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfussy. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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