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
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