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unimposing

[uhn-im-poh-zing]
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adjective
  1. not imposing; unimpressive: an unimposing spectacle; a man of unimposing stature.
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Origin of unimposing

First recorded in 1730–40; un-1 + imposing
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Related Words for unimposing

considerate, courteous, down-to-earth, humble, kind, modest, polite, quiet, reserved, simple, unobtrusive, unpretentious, slight, trifling, trivial, unimportant, unimpressive

Examples from the Web for unimposing

Historical Examples of unimposing

  • We will enter the churchyard, and look for a moment on the unimposing tablet.

    A Tramp's Wallet

    William Duthie

  • He could imagine how unimposing the King of Beasts might be in nglig.

    The Secret Life

    Elizabeth Bisland

  • In the cathedral, the whole ceremony was cold and unimposing.

  • Spoelmann would almost have passed unrecognized, he was so unimposing.

    Royal Highness

    Thomas Mann

  • The unimposing way in which the Axe enters the sea will be remarked at once.