Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Exhibiting no pretensions, boastfulness, or ostentation; modest.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not assuming; not bold or forward; not arrogant; modest; not forthputting; retiring.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not assuming; not bold or forward; not arrogant or presuming; humble; modest; retiring

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  • adjective modest and having no pretensions or ostentation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not arrogant or presuming

Etymologies

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un- +‎ assuming

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