HyperDic: unpretentious

English > 3 senses of the word unpretentious:
ADJECTIVEallunpretentiouslacking pretension or affectation
allunpretentious, unostentatious, unpretendingnot ostentatious
allunpretentious, understated, unostentatiousexhibiting restrained good taste
unpretentious > pronunciation
Soundsah.npriyteh'nshahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > unpretentious: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking pretension or affectation.
Examples
  • "an unpretentious country church"
  • "her quiet unpretentious demeanor"
NarrowerhonestWithout pretensions
modestFree from pomp or affectation
unpompousnot pompous
See alsoplainnot elaborate or elaborated
tastefulFree from what is tawdry or unbecoming
Oppositepretentiousmaking claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction
Spanishmodesto
Nounsunpretentiousnessthe quality of being natural and without pretensions
Adverbsunpretentiouslyin an unpretentious manner
English > unpretentious: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot ostentatious.
Synonymsunostentatious, unpretending
Narrowerquiet, restrainednot showy or obtrusive
Oppositeostentatious, pretentiousIntended to attract notice and impress others
Spanishmodesto
Nounsunpretentiousnessthe quality of being natural and without pretensions
English > unpretentious: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningExhibiting restrained good taste.
Synonymsunderstated, unostentatious
BroadertastefulFree from what is tawdry or unbecoming
Nounsunpretentiousnessthe quality of being natural and without pretensions

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