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unpretentious

uhn pree ten shuhs

  • a  lacking pretension or affectation
    an unpretentious country church
    her quiet unpretentious demeanor
  • a  not ostentatious
  • s  exhibiting restrained good taste

  • Going My Way, an unpretentious story of two Catholic priests produced on a low budget and given relatively little publicity, is one of the greatest box-office smashes in a decade.
  • Even more amazing than Clarkson's emergence as a credible pop singer is that her glitz-free approach--she favors hook-filled, unpretentious songs, like the addictive Since U Been .
  • Sitting in his airy, wood-paneled office, surrounded by about a dozen neat stacks of paper representing works in progress, he's amiable, chatty and deeply unpretentious--he refers .
News & Articles

  • Gotye Gets Back to Basics, His Band Before 'Somebody' Blew Him Up
    Wally De Backer -- better known as Gotye -- isn’t your typical musician. He’s talented, restless, unpretentious and loyal. It’s rarer still for an...
    June 20, 2013 - Billboard
  • Bruins' Chris Kelly louder than he lets on
    BOSTON - To talk to Chris Kelly, he comes across as a modest, soft-spoken, unpretentious kind of guy and#8212; much like the simple, honest hockey game he plays.
    June 19, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • Big top, big appetites
    Amid the tents that have taken up residence near Camden’s waterfront, all in the name of Cirque du Soleil, is a small, unpretentious building that bears no sign.
    June 19, 2013 - Burlington County Times
Quotes

  • Tom Cruise in guardian.co.uk
    Throughout the years, unpretentious and never condescending, he shared with me what he loved about family, storytelling, food, flying and a great bottle of vino,Cruise said. "He was a Renaissance man and a great friend. I will miss him...
  • Jack Steadman in Forbes
    Someone would come up to him and say, `You look just like Lamar Hunt.' They just couldn't believe he was in a concession line,longtime friend and business colleague Jack Steadman said. "He was totally unpretentious."
  • Jennifer Aniston in Ok! Magazine
    Jennifer Aniston tells Access Hollywood's Billy Bush in an interview airing tonight: "We just had so much fun together you know. He's just fun. Gerry's the most unpretentious guy."

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