unpretentiousness

[ uhn-pri-ten-shuhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF unpretentiousness
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The beauty of this brief phrase is enhanced by its unpretentiousness.

It is the simplicity, the unpretentiousness of the title that for me gives it a value.

The feature of child-nature which forms the special point of comparison is its unpretentiousness.

His 220 sketches have the ordinary Russian merit of fidelity in detail and unpretentiousness of style.

Nothing could exceed the quite gravity and unpretentiousness of the little cavalcade.

In the Valkyrie this unpretentiousness, so to speak, is always present, and the music gains proportionately in impressiveness.

Nothing could exceed the quiet gravity and unpretentiousness of the little cavalcade.

What is particularly striking about it is at once its compactness, completeness, and unpretentiousness.

WORD ORIGIN

1859, from un- (1) "not" + pretentious. Related: Unpretentiously; unpretentiousness.

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