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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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Musically, 1930s Paris may be associated primarily with hot jazz rather than opera, but the sophisticated sleaze of its high society provides enough parallels with the 1850s city of Verdi's La Traviata to make English Touring Opera's 80-year update seem both uncontrived and believable.
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His interpretation of Chopin's 2nd Concerto was a revelation of semplice, tender melody and lustrous pearly semiquavers - wonderful control, offsetting imaginative and uncontrived rubatos.
The quartet's impact arises partly from players' lack of affectation and this paid dividends in the Schumann too, pleasantly natural, uncontrived dynamic and tempo changes softening the sometimes obsessive edge of the work's tumultuous exchanges.
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An ageless, uncontrived and completely unbiased account of man's inhumanity to man through slavery.
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We cut to a rendering by Philippe of his parents in the bloom of their young coupledom, as colourful and uncontrived as an eight-year--old's painting, before moving onto a photo of Mirka holding baby Philippe, both looking towards the camera.
Just like Sheikh Zayed, Sheikh Mohammed represents the uncontrived humanitarian spirit of Emirati leaders who, while having achieved the highest acme of progress for their countries, have not lost touch with their Islamic and Arab values.
Digges employs various negative formulations of translation, including borrowing, imitating, plagiarizing, and begging, in order to exalt the work of Shakespeare as "pure," uncontrived, and distinct from that of his contemporaries, namely Ben Jonson, whom Digges goes on to mock in the lines that follow.