unromantic


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unromantic

(ˌʌnrəʊˈmæntɪk) or less common

unromantical

adj
not of, related to, imbued with, or characterized by romance
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unromantic - neither expressive of nor exciting sexual love or romanceunromantic - neither expressive of nor exciting sexual love or romance
unloving - not giving or reciprocating affection
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unromantic

adjective
Having or indicating an awareness of things as they really are:
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Translations

unromantic

[ˈʌnrəˈmæntɪk] ADJpoco romántico
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

unromantic

adjunromantisch
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unromantic

[ˌʌnrəˈmæntɪk] adjpoco romantico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
The Boeotians, people of the class of which Hesiod represents himself to be the type, were essentially unromantic; their daily needs marked the general limit of their ideals, and, as a class, they cared little for works of fancy, for pathos, or for fine thought as such.
"Unromantic fiddlesticks!" said the unsympathetic Marilla.
How I should like to know all her love story!" thought Kitty, recalling the unromantic appearance of Alexey Alexandrovitch, her husband.
Brooke didn't even say, "Thank you," but as he stooped for the unromantic tool, he kissed his little bride behind the folding door, with a look that made Aunt March whisk out her pocket handkerchief with a sudden dew in her sharp old eyes.
Petersburg and the neighboring villages was dissected, plank by plank, and its foundations dug up and ran- sacked for hidden treasure -- and not by boys, but men -- pretty grave, unromantic men, too, some of them.
This is the most unromantic affair of the sort that ever happened.
To get lost in fifteen minutes, so near to her home and in the unromantic State of Kansas, was an experience that fairly bewildered her.
"I don't feel as if I wanted anything now, Miss Rose, but to find some way of thanking you for all you've done," she said, rubbing off a tear that went rolling down the bridge of her nose in the most unromantic way.
What you have told me is quite a romance, a romance of art one might call it, and the worst of having a romance of any kind is that it leaves one so unromantic."
name unromantic and unpoetic, yet name that whenever uttered has in my ear a sound, in my heart an echo, such as no other assemblage of syllables, however sweet or classic, can produce.
A more unromantic figure than Hamilton Fynes never breathed.
why, there never was such a humdrum, unromantic thing as I am," cried Polly, amazed.