un·​ro·​man·​ti·​cized ˌən-rō-ˈman-tə-ˌsīzd How to pronounce unromanticized (audio)
: not romanticized
an unromanticized view of the world
unromanticized depictions of war

Examples of unromanticized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web British writer-director Clio Barnard’s unromanticized romantic drama observes the tentative relationship of two people who have little in common save loneliness and their hometown: Bradford, the ethnically diverse West Yorkshire city where Barnard has set all her films. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 1 Aug. 2022 Unlike past stories, The Hollywood Reporter’s offers, for the first time in Rudin’s almost 40 years as a producer, an unromanticized affirmation of the seemingly endless anecdotes about him as a manager. Shirley Li, The Atlantic, 9 Apr. 2021 His copious use of film and video footage benefits from his sharp sense of evocative details and vigorous, unromanticized vision. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 19 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unromanticized was in 1838

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“Unromanticized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unromanticized. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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