1. not by design or artifice; unforced and impromptu
    simple unstudied charm
    an air of unstudied spontaneous utterance is apt to be painstakingly achieved
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How To Use uncontrived In A Sentence

  • It would have been very easy for Neel's character to have become too good to be true, but that is never a danger with Kusturica's earnest, uncontrived playing of him.
  • Capitalizing on the raw beauty of the Cape Breton coastline, the raw talent of the young cast and the raw impetus of a low-budget production, Moyle delivered a film layered in uncontrived freshness.
  • It is rare that you will find a genuine and uncontrived example of ambiguity arising from a 'misplaced' only. Times, Sunday Times
  • The deciduous and evergreen trees around the small circular polder could serve as an uncontrived wall.
  • But this is a collective theme that embraces three years, and it is alive and uncontrived.
  • Whatever people called us, we made our records in a pretty uncontrived way.
  • In general terms, meditation means becoming familiar with the state of resting in the primordial, uncontrived nature, through being spontaneously, naturally, constantly mindful.
  • There's not a moment in the film that feels honest and uncontrived. Times, Sunday Times
  • The kind of dress you can wear to weddings, first meetings with in-laws, etc - something that looks uncontrived but luxurious. Times, Sunday Times
  • Fragile, honest and uncontrived, they are funny, intriguing, insightful and sad. Times, Sunday Times
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