unpretending

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ pretending

Adjective[edit]

unpretending (comparative more unpretending, superlative most unpretending)

  1. unpretentious, real, genuine
    • 1852 March – 1853 September, Charles Dickens, “(please specify the chapter name)”, in Bleak House, London: Bradbury and Evans, [], published 1853, OCLC 999756093:
      Perhaps our wedding might even be as unpretending as her own, and I might not find it necessary to say anything about it until it was over.

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