What does unostentatious mean?

Definitions for unostentatious

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unostentatious, unpretentious, unpretending(adj)

    not ostentatious

    "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance"

  2. understated, unostentatious, unpretentious(adj)

    exhibiting restrained good taste

    "the room is pleasant and understated"


  1. unostentatious(Adjective)

    Not ostentatious; simple; unpresuming.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unostentatious

    un-os-ten-tā′shus, adj. not ostentatious or showy.—adv. Unostentā′tiously.—n. Unostentā′tiousness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unostentatious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unostentatious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andrew Carnegie:

    This, then, is held to be the duty of the man of wealth: First, to set an example of modest, unostentatious living, shunning display or extravagance; to provide moderately for the legitimate wants of those dependent upon him; and, after doing so, to consider all surplus revenues which come to him simply as trust funds, which he is called upon to administer, and strictly bound as a matter of duty to administer in the manner which, in his judgment, is best calculated to produce the most beneficial results for the community --the man of wealth thus becoming the mere trustee and agent for his poorer brethren, bringing to their service his superior wisdom, experience and ability to administer, doing for them better than they would or could do for themselves.

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