undesigning

  • 1 Undesigning — Un de*sign ing, a. Having no artful, ulterior, or fraudulent purpose; sincere; artless; simple. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 undesigning — index direct (forthright), ingenuous, simple, straightforward, unaffected (sincere) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. Wil …

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  • 3 undesigning — [un΄di zī′niŋ] adj. not designing; straightforward; honest; not crafty or underhanded …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 undesigning — adjective Date: 1681 having no ulterior or fraudulent purpose ; sincere < a child s undesigning honesty > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 undesigning — /un di zuy ning/, adj. not characterized by underhand schemes or selfish motives; without an ulterior design. [1665 75; UN 1 + DESIGNING] * * * …

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  • 6 undesigning — Synonyms and related words: arcadian, bucolic, genuine, guileless, homespun, honest, inartificial, native, natural, naturelike, pastoral, real, rural, sincere, TRUE, unadorned, unaffected, unartificial, unassumed, unassuming, unbeguileful,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 undesigning — a. Sincere, upright, artless, simple, straightforward, unsophisticated, ingenuous, guileless …

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  • 8 undesigning — un·designing …

    English syllables

  • 9 undesigning — un•de•sign•ing [[t]ˌʌn dɪˈzaɪ nɪŋ[/t]] adj. not given to underhand schemes or selfish motives; without an ulterior design • Etymology: 1665–75 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 10 undesigning — /ʌndəˈzaɪnɪŋ/ (say unduh zuyning) adjective without underhand or selfish designs …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 undesigning — …

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  • 12 Simple — Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to each,… …

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  • 13 Simple contract — Simple Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to… …

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  • 14 Simple equation — Simple Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to… …

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  • 15 Simple eye — Simple Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to… …

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  • 16 Simple interest — Simple Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to… …

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  • 17 Simple larceny — Simple Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to… …

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  • 18 Simple obligation — Simple Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to… …

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  • 19 Simpler — Simple Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to… …

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  • 20 Simplest — Simple Sim ple, a. [Compar. {Simpler}; superl. {Simplest}.] [F., fr. L. simplus, or simplex, gen. simplicis. The first part of the Latin words is probably akin to E. same, and the sense, one, one and the same; cf. L. semel once, singuli one to… …

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