What does unassuming mean?

Definitions for unassumingˌʌn əˈsu mɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unassuming.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retiring, unassuming(adj)

    not arrogant or presuming

    "unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work"; "a shy retiring girl"


  1. unassuming(Adjective)

    modest and having no pretensions or ostentation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unassuming(adj)

    not assuming; not bold or forward; not arrogant or presuming; humble; modest; retiring; as, an unassuming youth; unassuming manners

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unassuming

    un-a-sūm′ing, adj. not assuming: not forward or arrogant: modest.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unassuming in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unassuming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Abraham Lincoln:

    When the conduct of men is designed to be influenced, persuasion, kind unassuming persuasion, should ever be adopted. It is an old and true maxim that 'a drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey that catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the great highroad to his reason, and which, once gained, you will find but little trouble in convincing him of the justice of your cause, if indeed that cause is really a good one.

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