Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Exhibiting no pretensions, boastfulness, or ostentation; modest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. modest and having no pretensions or ostentation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not assuming; not bold or forward; not arrogant or presuming; humble; modest; retiring

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not assuming; not bold or forward; not arrogant; modest; not forthputting; retiring.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not arrogant or presuming

Etymologies

un- +‎ assuming (Wiktionary)

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