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All here is half-European, unromantic, not very picturesque.

To poor Mary this seemed to be most unromantic, most unpromising.

Swift in the wake of sorrow came the unromantic form of toil.

It will do you good to stay a while with my good, methodical, unromantic wife.

Such things did not happen these unromantic days to musical celebrities.

Yes, these are unromantic days, and there's no mistaking that fact!

“Not a noise,” said Nellie, shocked at his unromantic description.

“Not bad, for an unromantic imagination,” said Victor, with much gravity.

It is almost an adaptation of the unromantic Matthew to the Parisian stage.

Her fortune would be useful in the search, although it was unromantic to be rich.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "of the nature of a literary romance," from French romantique, from Middle French romant "a romance," oblique case of Old French romanz "verse narrative" (see romance (n.)).

As a literary style, opposed to classical since before 1812; in music, from 1885. Meaning "characteristic of an ideal love affair" (such as usually formed the subject of literary romances) is from 1660s. Meaning "having a love affair as a theme" is from 1960. Related: Romantical (1670s); romantically. Cf. romanticism.

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