- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||not pretentious; not displaying signs of wealth, high rank, or the like; simple; modest; unaffected.
The family was very wealthy, but they lived in an unpretentious house in a nice but ordinary neighborhood.
- affected, pretentious
- similar words:
- discreet, homely, humble, modest, simple, unassuming
||artless, chaste, down-to-earth, earthy, inconspicuous, informal, innocent, lowly, modest, natural, small, sober, unsophisticated
||unpretentiously (adv.), unpretentiousness (n.)