unpretentiously


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un·pre·ten·tious

 (ŭn′prĭ-tĕn′shəs)
adj.
1. Lacking pretension or affectation; modest: a talented but unpretentious musician; an unpretentious speech accepting the award.
2. Not elaborate, ornate, or ostentatious: an unpretentious bungalow. See Synonyms at plain.

un′pre·ten′tious·ly adv.
un′pre·ten′tious·ness n.

unpretentiously

(ˌʌnprɪˈtɛnʃəslɪ)
adv
without pretension
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unpretentiously - in an unpretentious mannerunpretentiously - in an unpretentious manner; "she was unpretentiously dressed even though she was the guest of honor"
pretentiously - in a pretentious manner; "this author writes pretentiously"
Translations

unpretentiously

advschlicht, bescheiden, einfach; speaknatürlich; writein einfachen Worten
References in classic literature ?
Cadwallader said that Brooke was beginning to treat the Middlemarchers, and that she preferred the farmers at the tithe-dinner, who drank her health unpretentiously, and were not ashamed of their grandfathers' furniture.
I'm speculating, I know, but I can only guess the food has something to do with it, the emphasis being on fresh, local, seasonal ingredients lovingly but unpretentiously prepared.
They seem unaware of the potential of their image, unaware of the manner in which their identity is unpretentiously communicated to shape the aesthetics of the current viewer.
They wore this knowledge unpretentiously, and most of them really, really cared about literature.
That concept came to him in 1985 when Blue Jays pitcher Gary Lavelle spoke to him openly and unpretentiously about having a life with Jesus and asked him if he read the Bible, which he did not.
Obviously, Russia is trying, though unpretentiously, to put on a deceptive front as a major power in front of China, and this only serves to incur mistrust from China and Asia though the various parties share common mutual interests.
Boss unpretentiously announces its brainlessness from the word go.
This is fair enough, as the subtitle describes them unpretentiously as "Essays in Canadian Public History.
Having exhausted all philosophically sound arguments and even some ad hominem attacks, which the Latin American philosopher rebutted and unpretentiously separated from--creating in the audience the effect known as "romance of the withheld".
The works were placed unpretentiously in glass cases on the museum's third floor, greeting visitors just steps away from the escalator.
They were unpretentiously designed around the views from a position on top the world, naturally captured by the space, and were intended to transport the visitor on a journey, as part of the experience.
The residents of Estabrook whom Thoreau especially favored included his friend the poet Ellery Channing, who lived on Punkatasset Hill; Minott Pratt and his family, who lived unpretentiously on their farm and always made Thoreau welcome when he visited; the hunter George Melvin, encountered often enough in the pages of the Journal; (7) and the astronomer-farmer Perez Blood, possessor of an amateur telescope.