What is another word for lack of pretension?

36 synonyms found


[ lˈak ɒv pɹɪtˈɛnʃən], [ lˈak ɒv pɹɪtˈɛnʃən], [ l_ˈa_k ɒ_v p_ɹ_ɪ_t_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n]

Related words: no pretension, no nonsense, laid back, genuine, unpretentious

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    How to use "Lack of pretension" in context?

    For many, lack of pretension is one of the admirable traits of a person. After all, pretension is often the root of many problems- from inflated egos to annoying behaviors. Pretension can be a bad thing, in other words.

    But what does this mean for those of us who aspire to be less pretentious? It means letting go of some of the egos that come with status and power. It means not putting so much emphasis on making a good impression.

    In a world where people are so quick to judge others, a lack of pretension can go a long way.

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