|part of speech:
||without airs or pretensions; modest; reserved.
She is so unassuming that you'd never guess she's a world-renowned opera singer.
- demure, humble, modest, retiring, simple, unaffected, unpretentious
- assuming, conceited, high-flown, overweening, presumptuous
- similar words:
- diffident, down-to-earth, genuine, informal, low-key, quiet, reticent, shy
||humble, inconspicuous, lowly, modest, naive, retiring, simple
||unassumingly (adv.), unassumingness (n.)