Definitions

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  • adverb In an unfussy way; without fuss.

Etymologies

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unfussy +‎ -ly

Examples

  • This condition is widespread and habit-forming, and it looks poorly on municipal signs, which ought to convey information plainly and unfussily.

    Your cooperation in reading this blog post is requested

  • Still, the ambiance was wonderful: comfortably bohemian, chicly shabby, unfussily inviting and many other jolly terms designed to defuse my wife's urges toward home improvement.

    Blessings of the Season

  • On this level at least, it's an entirely enjoyable romp, unfussily filmed by Campbell, and benefiting from a prowling-bear performance from Ray Winstone, a last-minute replacement for Robert De Niro in the role of Diogenes-quoting Darius Jedburgh.

    Edge of Darkness; Crazy Heart; Invictus; Exam; The Wolfman

  • Still, the ambiance was wonderful: comfortably bohemian, chicly shabby, unfussily inviting and many other jolly terms designed to defuse my wife's urges toward home improvement.

    Alfred Gingold: Blessings of the Season

  • Thus, as it had been on Sunday, it was left to Eoin Morgan and Michael Yardy to finish things off which they did unfussily with six overs remaining.

    Pitiful Pakistan hit rock bottom as England stroll to second win

  • James Harris and David Harrison bowled the occasional testing delivery, but they both offered too much width, allowing Scott Newman and Dawid Malan to unfussily take Middlesex into three figures.

    County cricket - as it happened!

  • Still, the ambiance was wonderful: comfortably bohemian, chicly shabby, unfussily inviting and many other jolly terms designed to defuse my wife's urges toward home improvement.

    Alfred Gingold: Blessings of the Season

  • Having just finished the unfussily titled Marilyn et JFK, a brand new French-language tome by prominent journalist Francois Forestier, I have to think that, above all, a president-to-be needs extraordinary organizational skills.

    Lisa Nesselson: JFK, Marilyn Monroe and, uh, Sarah Palin -- The French Recollection

  • Each has its own story to tell, and a good national policy is of course one which recognises that diversity, which is able to relate, again, people of faith to the specific geographical, social, demographic contexts in which they ordinarily, unfussily, get on with their business.

    Archbishop's Speech at the Launch of Inter Faith Consultation

  • Each has its own story to tell, and a good national policy is of course one which recognises that diversity, which is able to relate, again, people of faith to the specific geographical, social, demographic contexts in which they ordinarily, unfussily, get on with their business.

    Archbishop's Speech at the Launch of Inter Faith Consultation

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