unromantic

adjective un·ro·man·tic \ ˌən-rō-ˈman-tik , -rə- \
|Updated on: 17 Jul 2018

Definition of unromantic

: not suitable for, conducive to, or given to romance or courtship : not romantic
  • unromantic people
  • an unromantic gesture
  • She describes the extremely unromantic way she met her husband …
  • —Sara Eckel

unromantically

play \ˌən-rō-ˈman-ti-k(ə-)lē, -rə-\ adverb

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