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- adv. In an undemanding way; not demanding anything or anyone
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It is simply, undemandingly, lovely and not too long.
They are, in other words, people your heart goes out to, living so lightly, so undemandingly, awkwardly conscious of their flaws and fallibility but using that awareness for comedy, not tragedy.
We discussed for some time the pros and cons of having parents after adolescence, and all maintained that what we had was best: Gabriella her liberty, Patrick a widowed mother who spoiled him undemandingly, and I, free board and lodging.
Otherwise she watched his face and, undemandingly, she waited.
The studio chiefs, in fact, entertained no such plans; Cary Grant’s value to them was as a reliable performer in undemandingly mediocre productions.