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down-to-earth

adjective

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1 not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness
  • we were all impressed by how down-to-earth the movie star turned out to be

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2 willing to see things as they really are and deal with them sensibly
  • a down-to-earth guidance counselor who is frank in telling students which colleges they're likely to get into

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The first known use of down-to-earth was in 1922

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“Down-to-earth.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/down-to-earth. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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