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- n. The state or condition of being unpretentious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character or state of being unpretentious; unassumingness; modesty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being natural and without pretensions
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This unpretentiousness has made Emin a national symbol.
One thing that I like about the one-liters especially the ones with crown caps, is that they emit an aura of unpretentiousness.
Sir, when I grow up, I want to be just like you*: the ease, the professionalism, the honestly, the unpretentiousness, the complexity, the graciousness, the joy.
Highly aware of his coastal elite status, he picks a down-home southern restaurant and praises its unpretentiousness.
Something about animals and their unpretentiousness (?) is priceless.
It functioned as a religious establishment, royal burial ground, oratory, confessional, library, school, university, basilica and palace, the residential portion of which is notable for its modesty and unpretentiousness.
But I want most to recall her utter unpretentiousness, for all her brilliance and accomplishment.
They hit it off immediately, and not just because they were almost exactly the same age born two weeks apart in August 1961 and both prided themselves on their unpretentiousness.
I also love the unpretentiousness of these shops here, most of which are manned by their passionate owners, rather than hired salespeople.
In her recent bid for the executive branch, Palin has proven herself to be quite adept at coming across like the girl next door, and the paragon of unpretentiousness, when even Macbeth would envy her singleminded ambition.