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unembarrassed

[ em-bar-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF unembarrassed

Synonyms for unembarrassed

  • easy
  • genuine
  • instinctive
  • real
  • simple
  • frank
  • innocent
  • plain
  • primitive
  • provincial
  • rustic
  • artless
  • being oneself
  • candid
  • childlike
  • credulous
  • direct
  • folksy
  • forthright
  • homey
  • ignorant
  • impulsive
  • inartificial
  • ingenuous
  • laid-back
  • naive
  • simplehearted
  • sincere
  • spontaneous
  • straightforward
  • trusting
  • unassumed
  • uncontrived
  • undesigning
  • unfeigned
  • unforced
  • unlabored
  • unpolished
  • unpretentious
  • unschooled
  • unsophisticated
  • unstudied
  • unworldly
  • up-front
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Antonyms for unembarrassed

  • complex
  • complicated
  • difficult
  • dishonest
  • false
  • intricate
  • cultured
  • metropolitan
  • modern
  • sophisticated
  • abnormal
  • affected
  • artificial
  • different
  • fixed
  • modified
  • pretended
  • refined
  • uncommon
  • unnatural
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNEMBARRASSED

His manner was free and unembarrassed, and he carried a letter of recommendation in his face.

The chief was unembarrassed, dignified, and courtly in his address.

The girl was young, good-looking, unembarrassed, very much at home.

He was as natural as a bird, and as graceful and unembarrassed.

She was impatient to get through it; to breathe an unembarrassed air.

He was consistent in all he said, and maintained a calm and unembarrassed manner.

He approached the lady on the bench a little doubtfully, but unembarrassed.

And she laughed her delicious, unembarrassed laugh of a child.

She looked so unembarrassed that for a moment he felt puzzled.

It was true that Cornelia had met her lover since, but she was then unembarrassed.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, "perplex, throw into doubt," from French embarrasser (16c.), literally "to block," from embarras "obstacle," from Italian imbarrazzo, from imbarrare "to bar," from in- "into, upon" (see in- (2)) + Vulgar Latin *barra "bar."

Meaning "hamper, hinder" is from 1680s. Meaning "make (someone) feel awkward" first recorded 1828. Original sense preserved in embarras de richesse (1751), from French (1726): the condition of having more wealth than one knows what to do with. Related: Embarrassed; embarrassing; embarrassingly.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNEMBARRASSED

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adjectiveopen, unaffected
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