un·​in·​tim·​i·​dat·​ing ˌən-in-ˈti-mə-ˌdā-tiŋ How to pronounce unintimidating (audio)
: not causing a feeling of fear or timidity : not intimidating
a friendly, unintimidating manner
unintimidatingly adverb

Examples of unintimidating in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This challenge presents quite a different new normal than the comparably unintimidating issues of remote work and schedule flexibility. Nate Bennett, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2023 This blended Speyside scotch alleviates those worries with a mixing-friendly flavor profile and an unintimidating price tag. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 14 Nov. 2022 Libby strives to write in an unintimidating, easy-to-understand style using anecdotes and humorous examples, such as a letter from her dog asking a senator for a meeting to discuss humans not giving their canines enough food. Diane Bellcolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Oct. 2022 The nostalgia-evoking food at Dear Jane’s has been calibrated to seem familiar, unintimidating and even simple in a way. Andy Wang, Robb Report, 22 Sep. 2022 The wine list is entirely appropriate for this kind of fare and, for its size, unintimidating. John Mariani, Forbes, 15 June 2022 To be able to taste and discuss these wines in a relaxed, unintimidating setting is a welcome splurge. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 18 June 2022 The design is quietly luxurious but unintimidating, elegant but never opulent, even with the luminous frescoes overhead above the freestanding beds in the premium suites. Ann Abel, Forbes, 10 June 2022 Just as its title suggests, Chef McBay’s recipes come with an unintimidating approach. Jasmine Grant, Essence, 16 Apr. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1803, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unintimidating was in 1803

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“Unintimidating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unintimidating. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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