unromantically


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unromantically

(ˌʌnrəʊˈmæntɪklɪ)
adv
in an unromantic manner
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Adv.1.unromantically - without romance; in an unromantic manner; "we got married, rather unromantically, in a dingy office in the town hall"
romantically - in a romantic manner; "she fantasized romantically about eloping with her boyfriend"
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Evidently they didn't believe in ghosts, for on arrival into port her captain unromantically reported having sighted a disabled steamer in latitude somewhere about 50 degrees S.
He did not do himself the justice to recollect that he had had a singularly strenuous day, and that it is Nature's business, which she performs quietly and unromantically, to send sleep to tired men regardless of their private feelings; and it was in a mood of dissatisfaction with the quality of his soul that he left his room.
NGC 2467 skulks in the constellation Puppis, which translates rather unromantically as The Poop Deck.
Revelations concerning traitors within the British establishment--namely, the defections of Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean, and Kim Philby--and the growing suspicion that it was impossible for a nation to "win" the Cold War without compromising its values and ethics prompted le Carre and others to represent the spy world unromantically and unsympathetically.
Driving a car is all in the bum, he unromantically explains, "and her bum is a perfect instrument for the job".
For a moment of physical contact involving, unromantically enough, a head lice inspection, propels Maggie into a tortured and absorbing love for the inscrutable older female counsellor Erin.
The play interprets pollution in a broad sense, since it views time as its subcategory; for example, ageing is depicted as contaminating the ideal when Leo, rather unromantically, declares to his wife Paulina: T look at you sometimes and I think, I can see you when you were twenty-two.
Unromantically, it is not love but media technologies that make the transcendence of time possible.
(That percentage was virtually 100 before the recent whiskey renaissance saw the opening of many truly independent distilleries.) The distilleries sell their product to many brands you've heard of--one of the biggest, the unromantically named Midwest Grain Products Ingredients, sells its whiskey to Templeton, Bulleit Rye, and others.
She sends him away, pouring scorn on this fanciful idea, rather unromantically asking how they would survive without any money.
When it comes to reading outside the classroom, Andersen's students, and all girls, hunger for female characters who are strong and weak, romantically and unromantically inclined, confident and shy, and who are widely experienced and naive.