What is another word for unromantic?

Pronunciation: [ʌnɹə͡ʊmˈantɪk] (IPA)

Unromantic is a term used to describe something that lacks charm or appeal when it comes to love, affection, or sentimentality. There are several synonyms for the word unromantic, including pragmatic, down-to-earth, unsentimental, practical, tough-minded, matter-of-fact, realistic, and hard-headed. These terms are often used to describe a person who has a sensible approach to emotions and relationships. They may prioritize rationality and logic over romantic notions, and may not be very interested in overt displays of affection or romantic gestures. Ultimately, these synonyms describe an attitude that is more practical than whimsical in matters of the heart.

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What are the hypernyms for Unromantic?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for unromantic?

Unromantic refers to the lack of charm, excitement or adventure in something. Its antonyms can have a variety of meanings, such as 'romantic', 'passionate', 'dramatic' or 'sensual'. Someone or something that is romantic implies a higher possibility of affection, love or tenderness, while passionate suggests intense emotions and enthusiasm. Dramatic suggests that something is full of suspense, excitement or action-packed, while sensual relates to something that is pleasing to the senses. Other antonyms for unromantic include 'poetic', 'emotional', 'sentimental', and 'loving'. These words are commonly used to describe something that evokes emotions or passion, rather than being dull or lackluster.

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Usage examples for Unromantic

For twenty years he had lived in a sort of middle-class and inconspicuous exile, and destined, as far as he could discover, to remain for ever in the dry and unromantic regions of a middle-class existence.
William McFee
So be it, then: the men, as also women, in this unromantic comedy of married life are all imagined; but in declaring them not to be individuals, I would not be thought to admit that they are non-existent ...
"Helena Brett's Career"
Desmond Coke
Despite her easy, unaffected manner, Margaret Fridolin was no fool; she ever observed the ultimate proprieties, and being dangerously unromantic would be the last woman in the world to throw herself away.
James Huneker

Famous quotes with Unromantic

  • You always hear actresses talk about how unromantic it is to act a love scene or a sex scene - which it is. You're doing it with all these lights on and cameras flying around and people on the set.
    Sheryl Lee
  • The scholarship boy does not straddle, cannot reconcile, the two great opposing cultures of his life. His success is unromantic and plain. He sits in the classroom and offers those sitting beside him no calming reassurance about their own lives. He sits in the seminar room—a man with brown skin, the son of working-class Mexican immigrant parents.
    Richard Rodriguez
  • If you think, from this prelude, that anything like a romance is preparing for you, reader, you never were more mistaken. Do you anticipate sentiment, and poetry, and reverie? Do you expect passion, and stimulus, and melodrama? Calm your expectations; reduce them to a lowly standard. Something real, cool and solid lies before you; something unromantic as Monday morning, when all who have work wake with the consciousness that they must rise and betake themselves thereto.
    Charlotte Brontë

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