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unassuming

[ uhn-uh-soo-ming ]
/ ˌʌn əˈsu mɪŋ /
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adjective

modest; unpretentious.

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Origin of unassuming

First recorded in 1720–30; un-1 + assuming
un·as·sum·ing·ly, adverbun·as·sum·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unassuming

unassuming
/ (ˌʌnəˈsjuːmɪŋ) /

adjective

modest or unpretentious
unassumingly, adverbunassumingness, noun
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