unpretending

adjective

un·​pre·​tend·​ing ˌən-pri-ˈten-diŋ How to pronounce unpretending (audio)

Examples of unpretending in a Sentence

an unpretending manner that makes her quite a winning performer

Word History

First Known Use

1697, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unpretending was in 1697

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Cite this Entry

“Unpretending.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpretending. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

unpretending

adjective
un·​pre·​tend·​ing ˌən-pri-ˈtend-iŋ How to pronounce unpretending (audio)
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