Definition of unromantic in English:

unromantic

Line breaks: un|roman¦tic
Pronunciation: /ʌnrə(ʊ)ˈmantɪk
 
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adjective

Not romantic.
More example sentences
  • In these unromantic establishments, romantic dreams are dreamed.
  • The by-law proposal is only the product of the utterly unromantic and dreary administrative process of harmonizing all the old bylaws left over from the pre-amalgamated municipalities that now make up Toronto.
  • Hoardings, which dot the main thoroughfares, used to look bland and unromantic.

Derivatives

unromantically

adverb
More example sentences
  • Fish is cooked in ovens of hot stones, along with sweet potatoes wrapped in leaves, served with the leaves of an edible hibiscus, unromantically called ‘slippery cabbage’ and boiled with coconut milk.
  • It used to be only in America that cities were defined rather unromantically as ‘municipal corporations occupying a definite area’.
  • The threat posed by the unromantically named asteroid 2002 NT7 is an eerie echo of the plot of disaster movies such as Armageddon.

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