unassumingness
noun see unassuming

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unassumingness — index informality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unassumingness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of ostentation or pretension: modesty, plainness, simpleness, simplicity, unostenta tiousness, unpretentiousness. See PLAIN …   English dictionary for students

  • unassumingness — n. inconspicuousness, unpretentiousness, unobtrusiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unassumingness — un·as·sum·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • unassumingness — noun a quality of naturalness and simplicity the simple sincerity of folk songs • Syn: ↑sincerity • Derivationally related forms: ↑unassuming • Hypernyms: ↑naturalness * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • modesty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Timidity Nouns modesty; humility; diffidence, timidity, bashfulness; shyness, unobtrusiveness; shame; reserve, constraint; demureness. Verbs 1. be modest, retire, give way to, retire into one s shell,… …   English dictionary for students

  • sincerity — noun 1. an earnest and sincere feeling (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑earnestness, ↑seriousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sincere, ↑earnest (for: ↑earnestness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • unassuming — adjective Date: 1722 not assuming ; modest < an unassuming librarian > < an unassuming manner > < an unassuming neighborhood > • unassumingness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unassuming — unassumingly, adv. unassumingness, n. /un euh sooh ming/, adj. modest; unpretentious. [1720 30; UN 1 + ASSUMING] * * * …   Universalium

  • informality — noun absence of ceremony, affability, casualness, ease, easiness, easygoingness, extemporaneousness, familiarity, fellowship, flexibility, freedom, freedom from affectation, friendliness, inexactitude, inexactness, informalness, ingenuousness,… …   Law dictionary

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