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Just 40 minutes from Anchorage, this ski town at the base of Alyeska Resort has a wild, unpretentious feel.

Favoring mellow miles over speedy strides, this unpretentious ­workhorse—a waterproof version of Brooks’s bestselling neutral trainer—gets refreshed with more of the brand’s softest EVA midsole.

An aerospace engineer by training, Calandrelli is young, deliberately unpretentious, and wildly enthusiastic—and at the time, she was nine months pregnant.

Xi’s crackdown gave a boost to New World wines—think Napa Valley, Chile, and Australia—as China’s image-conscious middle class looked for premium, but unpretentious, bottles.

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When you are not walking, you drive a Volvo—a solid, unpretentious vehicle.

We try to be as unpretentious a band as possible and enjoy writing fun pop songs.

He pulls the reader in with his unpretentious, laconic style, and with his refusal to shy away from acknowledging his own flaws.

“[Ellen did] a crisp and unpretentious job,” wrote Tom Shales in The Washington Post.

On the other hand, she thought he was an unpretentious software genius.

Bergoglio is unpretentious and an advocate for the disadvantaged.

A quiet, unpretentious old border town is Hereford, pleasantly located on the banks of the always beautiful Wye.

The houses of the well-off were unpretentious outside, but were fitted inside with comfort and even elegance.

Even the most unpretentious houses in Pompeii have in them the remains of staircases (Fig. 44).

Sit down, sister; we are very proud and very happy that you have accepted our unpretentious invitation.

Something also it owed to its unpretentious yet practical and utilitarian character.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unpretentious, such as: folksy, homey, humble, laid-back, modest, and straightforward.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.