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Definition 1: lacking pretension or affectation - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where unpretentious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an unpretentious country church
  • her quiet unpretentious demeanor

(unpretentious is similar to ...) without pretensions

"worked at an honest trade" "good honest food"

(unpretentious is similar to ...) free from pomp or affectation

"comfortable but modest cottages" "a simple rectangular brick building" "a simple man with simple tastes"

(unpretentious is similar to ...) not pompous

(means also ...) not elaborate or elaborated; simple

"plain food" "stuck to the plain facts" "a plain blue suit" "a plain rectangular brick building"

(means also ...) having or showing or conforming to good taste

Definition 2: not ostentatious - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where unpretentious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his unostentatious office
  • unostentatious elegance

Synonyms for unpretentious in the sense of this definition

(unpretentious is similar to ...) not showy or obtrusive

"clothes in quiet good taste"

Definition 3: exhibiting restrained good taste - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unpretentious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the room is pleasant and understated

Synonyms for unpretentious in the sense of this definition

(unpretentious is similar to ...) having or showing or conforming to good taste

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