[ UK /ʌnˌɒstəntˈe‍ɪʃəs/ ]
  1. not ostentatious
    his unostentatious office
    unostentatious elegance
  2. exhibiting restrained good taste
    the room is pleasant and understated
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How To Use unostentatious In A Sentence

  • All this work - hard work: far too hard for his own good - was done quietly and unostentatiously behind the scenes.
  • Even the synthetic serving - man, sitting at the table dressed in an unostentatious suit, applauded with gusto.
  • Shrimpton, dressed in a simple, unostentatious black dress – more bohemian than haute couture – is quick to lament the fashion world's excesses. The Saturday interview: Jean Shrimpton
  • More than 4500 paying customers turned up the other day for a friendly involving non-league Sutton United, a quiet, unostentatious operation who play in the leafy environs of south London's stockbroker belt.
  • His unostentatious manner and his sense of humour endeared him to those with whom he came in contact, and as a lecturer he was lively and interesting.
  • Materials are deliberately unostentatious, in keeping with the austere spirit of the Capuchin order, which conceives the church as a welcoming open house, rather than an aloof, overpowering monument.
  • This is acting of the purest and most unostentatious kind, unadorned by self-pity or visible virtuosity.
  • There is not even any need to put on your best bib and tucker, because the restaurant itself is a surprisingly unostentatious venue that specialises in simplicity.
  • It's an understated, totally assured, and unostentatious style.
  • The Secret Millionaire9pm, Channel 4Chris Brown is a gadget-obsessed, self-confessed geek who has made millions from his travel website, but lives an unostentatious, family-based lifestyle and wants to put his wealth to good use. The weekend's TV highlights
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