Antonyms of adj unpretentious

3 senses of unpretentious

Sense 1
unpretentious (vs. pretentious) -- (lacking pretension or affectation; "an unpretentious country church"; "her quiet unpretentious demeanor")

pretentious (vs. unpretentious) -- (making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction; "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition")
        => arty -- (showily imitative of art or artists)
        => artsy-craftsy, arty-crafty -- (pretentiously artistic; cloyingly charming)
        => grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous -- (puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek)
        => grandiose, hifalutin, highfalutin, highfaluting, hoity-toity, la-di-da -- (affectedly genteel)
        => high-flown, high-sounding, inflated -- (pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals); "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution")
        => jumped-up -- ((British informal) upstart)
        => nouveau-riche, parvenu, parvenue, upstart (prenominal) -- (characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position)
        => sententious -- (abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing; "too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes)
        => sesquipedalian -- (given to the overuse of long words; "sesquipedalian orators"; "this sesquipedalian way of saying one has no money")

Sense 2
unostentatious (vs. ostentatious), unpretentious, unpretending -- (not ostentatious; "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance")


Sense 3
understated, unostentatious, unpretentious -- (exhibiting restrained good taste; "the room is pleasant and understated")

INDIRECT (VIA tasteful) -> tasteless -- (lacking aesthetic or social taste)

Similarity of adj unpretentious

3 senses of unpretentious

Sense 1
unpretentious (vs. pretentious) -- (lacking pretension or affectation; "an unpretentious country church"; "her quiet unpretentious demeanor")
       => honest -- (without pretensions; "worked at an honest trade"; "good honest food")
       => modest -- (free from pomp or affectation; "comfortable but modest cottages"; "a simple rectangular brick building"; "a simple man with simple tastes")
       => unpompous -- (not pompous)
          Also See-> plain#2; tasteful#1

Sense 2
unostentatious (vs. ostentatious), unpretentious, unpretending -- (not ostentatious; "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance")
       => quiet, restrained -- (not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste")

Sense 3
understated, unostentatious, unpretentious -- (exhibiting restrained good taste; "the room is pleasant and understated")
       => tasteful (vs. tasteless) -- (having or showing or conforming to good taste)

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