unromantic

adjective
un·​ro·​man·​tic | \ ˌən-rō-ˈman-tik How to pronounce unromantic (audio) , -rə- \

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

Other Words from unromantic

unromantically \ ˌən-​rō-​ˈman-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce unromantic (audio) , -​rə-​ \ adverb

Examples of unromantic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Twitter users mocked the location of the proposal as inappropriate and unromantic. Morgan Sung, NBC News, 11 May 2022 Your work is distinctly unromantic in its view of the natural world. Michael Lapointe, The New Yorker, 26 Apr. 2022 Ergo, documenting marital status is essential, if unromantic. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, 10 Apr. 2022 The story begins nine months after the first season’s rather unromantic conclusion. oregonlive, 8 Mar. 2022 The story begins nine months after the first season’s rather unromantic conclusion. oregonlive, 8 Mar. 2022 The story begins nine months after the first season’s rather unromantic conclusion. oregonlive, 8 Mar. 2022 Wright, to be unromantic about it, was about form, not function — the kind of architect who often perceived structural engineers as the enemy. Los Angeles Times, 25 Feb. 2022 The story begins nine months after the first season’s rather unromantic conclusion. oregonlive, 8 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unromantic

1731, in the meaning defined above

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“Unromantic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unromantic. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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