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  • as inhumble
  • as inshiftless
  • as inunassuming
  • as inunmotivated
  • as inunpretentious

synonyms for unambitious

  • courteous
  • gentle
  • modest
  • ordinary
  • polite
  • quiet
  • respectful
  • self-effacing
  • sheepish
  • shy
  • simple
  • soft-spoken
  • tentative
  • timid
  • unpretentious
  • blushing
  • content
  • obliging
  • reserved
  • retiring
  • sedate
  • withdrawn
  • apprehensive
  • backward
  • bashful
  • biddable
  • deferential
  • demure
  • diffident
  • docile
  • fearful
  • hesitant
  • lowly
  • manageable
  • mild
  • obsequious
  • reverential
  • self-conscious
  • servile
  • standoffish
  • submissive
  • subservient
  • supplicatory
  • timorous
  • tractable
  • unobtrusive
  • unostentatious
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antonyms for unambitious

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  • bold
  • brave
  • complex
  • complicated
  • discourteous
  • extraordinary
  • extroverted
  • impolite
  • intricate
  • loud
  • rude
  • troubled
  • unashamed
  • uncivil
  • unmannerly
  • unrefined
  • friendly
  • outgoing
  • sociable
  • upset
  • assertive
  • boasting
  • conceited
  • egotistical
  • insolent
  • luxurious
  • pretentious
  • proud
  • rich
  • showy
  • superior
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      How to use unambitious in a sentence

      Measured by our modern scale of pleasures he led a very inglorious, unambitious, and rude life.
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      He is a just, unambitious, intelligent man, in whom after a while the country would come to have implicit confidence.
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      I found the place quite in keeping with the majority of French villages along the Detroit River—unambitious and lifeless.
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      The elder brother felt almost sick with disgust at that unambitious reply, and said that he felt so.
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      Yet he did not repine—there was still more than enough of an unambitious sort to tax all his energies and occupy all his hours.
      RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
      Rosalie herself, not conceiving such an unambitious creed in a nature so rich, idealized what she did not understand.
      EAST ANGELSCONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLSON
      Its unambitious appearance is all the more surprising after the noble proportions and rich decorations of the two external courts.
      A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
      The love story and the story of adventure embrace a considerable though unambitious part of fiction.
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      Thus it was that her tender and unambitious soul found comfort in her reverses.
      TWO ON A TOWERTHOMAS HARDY
      They have always seemed so shiftless, so utterly unambitious.
      THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS ON THE OPEN ROADHILDEGARD G. FREY
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