From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunassumingun‧as‧sum‧ing /ˌʌnəˈsjuːmɪŋ◂, -ˈsuː- $ -ˈsuː-/ adjective MODESTshowing no desire to be noticed or given special treatment SYN modest
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unassumingHe was quiet and unassuming, an indifferent soldier but an able ruler.By now Chapman was famous, but on a social level he remained as unassuming as ever.He prefers khakis and is about as low key and unassuming as they come.Jayasuriya's unassuming darts were well directed and by the time he was bowling, the pitch was unreliable.a hard-working, unassuming father of fourHe was unassuming in his manners, and when relieved from the cares of business, was a cheerful and agreeable companion.His unassuming manner and relaxed style of writing and storytelling are deceptive.However, this unassuming manner concealed an iron will.I often see her in the library. She's such a nice, unassuming person.Yet this unassuming treatise, written by Amelia Simmons, is a giant in culinary history.