What is the opposite of pretentious?

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Adjective
Opposite of intended to impress in a showy manner
“Today, she had chosen a modest blue dress with tiny bits of lace at the bodice, sleeves, and hem.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an arrogant, self-important or pompous manner
“He is humble and a true gentleman who makes his choices based on honesty and integrity.”
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Opposite of showy in speech, language or writing
“He liked using simple words to ensure that he could be easily understood.”
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Opposite of involving the use of exaggerated or flowery writing or language
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Opposite of soft and shaggy
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Opposite of expressed in terms intended to persuade or impress
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Opposite of speaking pompously, especially using deliberately long or esoteric words
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Opposite of affectedly concerned with elegant or refined behavior, language, or manners
“Whilst it may not have been a grand gesture, it was genuine.”
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Opposite of characterized by a pompous air of infallibility
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(of a lifestyle) Opposite of luxurious and extravagant in nature
“He lost all of his money gambling and lived an abstemious life thereafter.”
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Opposite of being or characteristic of someone or something with an air of superiority
“A profoundly humanitarian and egalitarian person, identification with the oppressed was at the core of her being.”
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Opposite of easily offended or shocked, especially by sexual matters
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Opposite of rather posh, elegant, ritzy
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Opposite of insincere
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Opposite of suffering from or characterized by delusions
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Opposite of of a noble, elevated, or lofty nature
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Opposite of very fine in quality
“Remember how poor our wine was, unlike this glorious vintage.”
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