Meaning of unassumingly in English:


Pronunciation /ˌʌnəˈsjuːmɪŋli/


See unassuming

‘He supported from a distance as he built a successful career, but in recent years he has emerged, quietly and unassumingly, as the biggest benefactor in the club's history.’
  • ‘You felt that it was him that quietly and unassumingly kept things together as both Pete Townsend and Roger Daltry seemed quite volatile characters.’
  • ‘Having forced herself never to ask for help, let alone admit to needing it, Beck was awed when help repeatedly was offered to her, quietly and unassumingly.’
  • ‘However, there are also the unsung heroes who individually and unassumingly, quietly work for social change and never receive public attention.’
  • ‘Cate Blanchett appears in all her glossy, blonde movie-star radiance playing herself, and also, thanks to some unassumingly tricky camera work, her wayward and resentful cousin, who is a brunette.’