American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Lacking pretension or affectation; modest. See Synonyms at plain.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not pretentious; making no claim to distinction; modest.
- adj. lacking pretension or affectation
- adj. exhibiting restrained good taste
- adj. not ostentatious
- un- + pretentious (Wiktionary)
“But Stacey, whom everyone describes as unpretentious, refused to drive her new Mercedes, instead sticking with an old forest-green Chrysler minivan.”
“Carly Fiorina, he was approvingly described as "unpretentious" -- a button-down manager who prized efficiency over flair. mark hurd, mark hurd wife, mark hurd resigns, hpq, hp, hp ceo”
“When he arrived in Silicon Valley in 2005, brought in from Ohio to lead Hewlett-Packard after the stormy tenure of former CEO and now US Senate candidate Carly Fiorina, he was approvingly described as "unpretentious" -- a button-down manager who prized efficiency over flair. mark hurd, mark hurd wife, mark hurd resigns, hpq, hp, hp ceo”
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“I love the idea of unpretentious art as anti-, but also non-anti-.”
“He is as delightful as he is unpretentious, which is rare in a man so celebrated as he is, and she has lost none of her fascinations, although she is a grandmother.”
“Saturday January 26 2008 and it's 4am at home in Eccleston, a sleepy town in west Lancashire, north of Manchester and west of Liverpool - nowhere in particular, anonymous and unpretentious, which is exactly as I like it.”
“It was like three minutes three-minute pop songs that were kind of unpretentious and very basically about love, and just being a teenager and having a good time, you know.”
“Will be interesting to see how her 'unpretentious' lack of competency plays out among the great masses/independents.”
“Many of the pictures and symbols were helpful to the Democrats 'cause: a family that clearly was from the real America -- Wallace and Bobby, his parents; a wife, Elizabeth, who looks like the kind of unpretentious person who doesn't mind celebrating her anniversary at Wendy's; a demure daughter and two towheaded tots.”
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