What is another word for without pretense?

39 synonyms found


[ wɪðˌa͡ʊt pɹɪtˈɛns], [ wɪðˌa‍ʊt pɹɪtˈɛns], [ w_ɪ_ð_ˌaʊ_t p_ɹ_ɪ_t_ˈɛ_n_s]

The phrase "without pretense" can be replaced with various synonyms that capture its essential meaning. One option is "genuine," which refers to something or someone that is authentic, sincere, and honest without any attempt to deceive or pretend. Another synonym is "unaffected," which means natural, genuine, or lacking in any artificiality or insincerity. "Sincere" is another synonym that means honest, truthful and genuine. "Direct" is a synonym that implies the quality of straightforwardness and a lack of ulterior motives or hidden agendas. Other synonyms include "unvarnished," "transparent," "straightforward," and "candid." These words can be used interchangeably with "without pretense" to convey the same meaning.

How to use "Without pretense" in context?

"without pretense" is a book about a girl who is trying to find herself and break free from society's expectations. She meets a boy who shows her there is more to life than what they've been taught.

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