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See definition of unpresuming on Dictionary.com
  • as inmodest
  • as inself-effacing

synonyms for unpresuming

  • humble
  • moderate
  • prudent
  • quiet
  • simple
  • unassuming
  • bashful
  • blushing
  • chaste
  • coy
  • demure
  • diffident
  • discreet
  • lowly
  • meek
  • nice
  • proper
  • reserved
  • resigned
  • reticent
  • retiring
  • seemly
  • self-conscious
  • self-effacing
  • sheepish
  • silent
  • temperate
  • timid
  • unassertive
  • unassured
  • unboastful
  • unobtrusive
  • unpretending
  • unpretentious
  • withdrawing
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antonyms for unpresuming

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  • brave
  • complex
  • complicated
  • intricate
  • arrogant
  • assured
  • bold
  • conceited
  • courageous
  • egotistical
  • extraordinary
  • immodest
  • ostentatious
  • presumptuous
  • proud
  • self-confident
  • unabashed
  • unashamed
  • unlimited
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How to use unpresuming in a sentence

Their captain was a young man of great worth, and of such unpresuming manners that he gave universal satisfaction.
THE ADVENTURES OF HAJJI BABA OF ISPAHANJAMES MORIER
Mild and unpresuming, he won the love of all who came in contact with him.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND, VOLUME IVARIOUS
"Why she seemed to me very modest and unpresuming," put in Mr. Porne.
WHAT DIANTHA DIDCHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN
A decent family, I have heard, in the country; but then he is very unpresuming—that's one thing.
MILES TREMENHERE, VOL 1 OF 2ANNETTE MARIE MAILLARD
Shelley was full of spirit and courage, frank and fearless; but he was likewise shy, unpresuming and eminently sensitive.
SHELLEY AT OXFORDTHOMAS JEFFERSON HOGG
He was very fond of Milly, but deferential and unpresuming, as became his apparent position.
WITCH WINNIEELIZABETH W. CHAMPNEY
All eyes were fixed on her beaming countenance radiant in smiles; and even envy, for the moment, pardoned such unpresuming charms.
MANNERS, VOL 1 OF 3FRANCES BROOKE
Faithful, patient, unpresuming, at last she grew to be really the old man's housekeeper as well as servant.
GLIMPSES OF THREE COASTSHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The spirit of piety never seemed to me nobler, than in this unusual expression of unmurmuring, unpresuming resignation.
BYGONES WORTH REMEMBERING, VOL. 1 (OF 2)GEORGE JACOB HOLYOAKE
During the past hour or two he had shown himself reasonably intelligent, unpresuming, without offensiveness of any kind.
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