uncontrived


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uncontrived

(ˌʌnkənˈtraɪvd)
adj
natural or unplanned
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Adj.1.uncontrived - not by design or artificeuncontrived - not by design or artifice; unforced and impromptu; "an air of unstudied spontaneous utterance is apt to be painstakingly achieved"; "simple unstudied charm"
unaffected - free of artificiality; sincere and genuine; "an unaffected grace"
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Lace-up sandals in matching colors were plentiful this season, and Hobeika also included flatforms to give the looks an uncontrived edge.
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Really, I'd love to live in a time when music felt uncontrived and imperfect and gave people a real sense of elevation," he says.
This paper's obvious weakness is its foremost strength; it is likely because the thesis is self-evident that the writing is so enjoyable, and the consideration of evidence seamless and uncontrived.
The narrative, in journal style, incorporates many aspects of life at Mawson during Sophie's time there in an authentic and uncontrived manner.