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unpretentious adj
1 lacking pretension or affectation; "an unpretentious country church"; "her quiet unpretentious demeanor" [ant: pretentious]
2 not ostentatious; "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance" [syn: unostentatious, unpretending] [ant: ostentatious]
3 exhibiting restrained good taste; "the room is pleasant and understated" [syn: understated, unostentatious]

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un- + pretentious


IPA: /ˌʌnprəˈtɛnʃəs/


  1. simple, humble, not pretentious

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