Synonym of square

Alternative for square

squares, squared, squaring, squarer, squarest

Synonym: adjust, balance, conventional, corny, equalize, equitable, fair, honest, just, old-fashioned, settle, straight, unaware,

Antonym: round,

Adjective

Fair and honest in nature or one's dealings
fair just equitable decent ethical straight genuine honest upfront upright aboveboard straightforward candid dinkum equal evenhanded honorable honourable impartial indifferent kosher nonpartisan objective proper true disinterested dispassionate impersonal unbiased unprejudiced above board on-the-level fair-and-square on the level fair and square on the square right and proper on the up and up fair-minded neutral even-handed non-partisan nondiscriminatory trustworthy good detached righteous open-minded virtuous uncolored non-discriminatory right balanced scrupulous moral conscientious principled uninvolved sincere right-minded upstanding frank lawful noble respectable truthful legitimate anti-discrimination reasonable without fear or favour unbigoted forthright incorruptible blameless pure correct nice stand-up high-principled with no axe to grind all right open reliable rational clean legit conscionable moralistic high-minded worthy true-blue free from discrimination up front legal faithful independent guileless unaffected rightful reputable fitting exemplary elevated law-abiding humane ingenuous real outspoken true blue pukka uninfluenced egalitarian unselfish overt dependable nonaligned artless outside sensible middle-of-the-road direct on-the-fence irreproachable justifiable aloof innocent unpretentious natural uncoloured unreserved plain guiltless judicial cold even unimpeachable sinless dutiful pious on the up-and-up meritorious praiseworthy anti-corruption responsible saintly laudable unpretending immaculate veracious commendable right-thinking meaning what one says like it is on the fence unswayed moderate equable nondiscriminating uncommitted matching unconcealed unequivocal selfless due uninterested of principle punctilious circumspect unslanted without distinction unemotional licit proportionate without favouritism naive simple free from self-interest without prejudice even-steven cricket fair-to-middling level stable full of integrity without favor strictly business unprepossessed cool clinical sitting on the fence by the book chaste no fooling unhypocritical up-front naïve no-nonsense square deal fair shake right on straight from shoulder regular seemly chivalrous holy faultless distinguished spiritual sanctioned official for real verifiable authorized valid accredited accepted straight-shooting honest-to-goodness authentic gallant magnanimous decorous clean-living salt of the earth squeaky-clean noble-minded courteous unguarded unstudied right as rain telling the truth authorised plain-spoken unbribable devoted loyal uncorrupted civil lofty unaffiliated dedicated steady saintlike admirable godly angelic impeccable constant unimplicated unartificial unartful undisguised whiter than white squeaky clean morally right morally acceptable morally correct pure as the driven snow Christian free-spoken round on up-and-up staunch firm trusty according to the rules literal truth-telling plainspoken believable precise unfeigned realistic veritable fast unswerving true-hearted solid sure secure steadfast trustable tried unwavering devout safe stanch calculable supportive ardent no lie tried-and-true truehearted veridical allegiant down-the-line undistorted liege confirmed estimable resolute creditable wholehearted committed stalwart unfaltering unfailing enduring tried and true tried and tested fervent strong immovable unshakeable zealous fixed earnest trusted persistent dyed-in-the-wool passionate established unshakable unchanging fanatical determined certain never-failing stout fervid uncompromising sound stubborn settled patriotic single-minded unflinching enthusiastic obdurate keen serious deep unyielding inexorable tenacious unrelenting undeviating inflexible hard-core set deep-dyed intense strict absolute unhesitating vehement intent vigorous immutable hardened persevering unbending adamant purposeful intransigent obstinate deep-rooted strong-willed complete proved unflagging bound consistent card-carrying definite impassioned dogged sturdy thorough brave entrenched credible courageous unqualified indefatigable inveterate bold thoroughgoing abiding spirited respected indomitable close bona fide insistent long-standing relentless emphatic stiff implacable profound tested deep-seated out-and-out rock-ribbed orthodox through and through bred-in-the-bone undaunted knightly rigid heartfelt sworn attached rooted adherent unchangeable resolved pertinacious unquestioning avid level-headed venerable valiant hard-working strong-minded unstained bulldog plucky mettlesome decided gritty strenuous diehard assiduous diligent habitual invariable ingrained incorrigible untiring tough red-hot unshaken incurable long-established stout-hearted same behind one traditional conservative die-hard spunky incorrupt mad keen unadulterated through-and-through durable dead set on meaning business well-established reverent unalloyed infallible lasting proven driven undiluted approved certified predictable unlimited torrid intrenched redoubtable great intrepid true to life warm untarnished unvarying revering fiery daring utter bosom venerating unflappable attested positive supreme boon seasoned obedient steely competent mature chronic copper-bottomed continuous well-balanced confiding loving affectionate indelible pledged big purposive tried and trusted unfluctuating inculpable ineradicable whole-hearted fail-safe deliberate uniform deserving unapologetic unashamed unmovable eager decisive homogeneous wholesome benevolent explicit unerring perseverant of good repute manful all-consuming compulsive string along with orderly well-mannered indurate gutsy hard-line always there persisting unbendable unalterable instilled adoring goody-goody self-righteous infixed four-square rock solid well established well-founded hell-bent on bent on bent upon out and out deeply ingrained deep-down do-or-die deep-set full-fledged hell-bent upon creditworthy unswervable humble uncontrived right-hand important principal main favorite honored fundamentalist sane attentive concerned religious impervious prayerful intimate discreet admiring consecrated adult go-to immobile changeless inseparable capable powerful abject burning acute God-fearing rocklike patient quality active definitive in good faith effective unmistakable heightened severe extraordinary extreme exceptional consuming full of determination grim godlike philanthropic matchless peerless charitable philanthropical perfervid full-bore unrepentant tireless as thick as thieves arrant right-down sedulous capable of being trusted worshipping worshiping heart-and-soul pietistic stirring excessive inflamed rousing grave on one's side endless boundless heroic valorous chivalric permanent cohesive importunate stiff-necked to the core keen as mustard congenital carrying the load doting rabid fond exuberant embedded audacious steamroller nervy powerhouse forceful unafraid resilient inexhaustible foolproof guaranteed coherent deeply felt refined purified perfect greathearted gentlemanly high lordly sublime good as one's word to be counted on goody two-shoes honoured favourite fortified irremovable excellent valuable worthwhile possessive mulish unforgetful pristine ceaseless bulletproof perdurable sterling fine dapper alright unmarred unobjectionable clean-cut esteemed lily-white highly regarded inoffensive precious applaudable model thinking twice fastidious critical extremely careful heedful punctual exact long-lived long-lasting surefire can't-miss unfading undying continual justified invaluable hanging tough bound and determined courtly straight-up dug in set firm assured well balanced well-built sure-fire of good report A-1 first-class above suspicion as good as one's word worthy of trust fly right boy scout to be trusted down home studious intemerate conformist recognized classic demonstrated failsafe bottomless used recognised gentlemanlike manly great-hearted quixotic unmixed unstinting full unambiguous total categorical observant delivering there eternal come-through continuing virginal confident maidenly well grounded from the horse's mouth well founded unmitigated unrestricted unconditional undivided hearty assertive sheer hard single-hearted old faithful virgin modest in the bag shoo-in conclusive unanxious undoubtful sanguine easy nailed down able locked on carefree hopeful determinate dominant in earnest unmalleable expected raw flawless out tried out put to the test time-honoured safe as houses unsullied prevailing inexpugnable domineering true to the end going bent counted on undefiled outright doctrinal true to type as keen as mustard given over to stainless spotless unblemished entire fullhearted hard-and-fast unspoilt tall in the saddle on one's mettle insistent on intent upon intent on set on determined to committed to the idea of hell bent on hang tough stand pat quickest shortest linear perennial lifelong 24-carat celibate continent vestal white unprofaned inviolate unspotted unblighted kind obliging impenitent irredeemable unreformable obsessive longtime similar static helpful neighbourly of the true faith of the faith accommodating accustomed inured habituated staid lily white wide-eyed sustained identical unvaried equivalent invariant generous thoughtful gracious friendly amiable considerate hospitable hundred percent whole-souled sicker above reproach agreeable indulgent kindly amicable comradely altruistic benign sympathetic monotonous pure as driven snow babe in woods G-rated wet behind ears sociable polite pleasant without reservations ordered fated irreversible unmodifiable fateful well-proportioned ossified plumb symmetrical unbroken systematic consonant undiversified of a piece normal compatible methodical smooth monolithic genial regardful peaceable companionable mannerly well-disposed neighborly well mannered well-brought-up beeline straight line straight ahead bee-line not crooked horizontal hard-shell firmly established irreprehensible without reproach in the clear of excellent character

Adjective

Not fashionable or popular at a particular time
unfashionable outdated outmoded dated antiquated unstylish archaic obsolete out tacky tasteless cheesy dowdy prehistoric antediluvian passé bygone styleless defunct frumpy trashy superseded unhip inelegant unpopular crusty passe yesterday's old-fashioned out-of-date out of date out of fashion out of style old hat behind the times old-fangled olde worlde ticky-tack ticky-tacky out of the ark not fashionable ancient old-time outworn superannuated obsolescent fusty old-fogeyish mouldy medieval anachronistic musty old moldy moth-eaten not with it mossy backward-looking creaky mediaeval frumpish old-world quaint crusted feudal clunky horse-and-buggy vieux jeu rinky-dink past démodé square-toed dead oldfangled demoded antique vintage former behindhand conservative out-of-style has-been old-hat old-school fossilized olden moribund prehistorical rusty neolithic Noachian kaputt kaput tired retro corny extinct stale fossilised Stone Age not current old-timey fogeyish past it of the old school back-number last year's parachronistic anachronous backwards backward cobwebby retrograde back number odd primitive rococo disapproved neglected antwacky of old not modern grown old expired of olden days out of it not in finished demode boring dull old school no longer fashionable no longer in fashion at an end disused exhausted abandoned hackneyed dinosaur worn-out bent unusable out of commission out of use horse and buggy overfamiliar aged traditional timeworn of yore venerable historic immemorial hoary past its sell-by date primeval primordial late age-old old-style old as the hills primaeval as old as the hills gone elderly relic early dateless erstwhile done unprogressive lost vanished historical passé overused on its last legs done for discarded discontinued dead and gone dusty antiquarian belated forgotten previous fallen into disuse fogyish deprecated decrepit fossil remote hoar one-time past its prime departed sometime quondam very old senescent classical long-gone heritage foregone established bypast nonextant had it veteran folk ancestral past one's sell-by date done to death faded anachronistical yesterday geriatric threadbare out-of-fashion obscure no longer in use worn out gothic barbaric broken-down hacky drab inflexible long-standing well-established archaistic clapped out having seen better days decayed old as Methuselah unoriginal once aboriginal pristine time-worn onetime original cast-off crumbling antediluvial old fashioned no longer used picturesque nostalgic classic redundant enduring timeless stuck in time ageless retrogressive period waning declining unremembered unrecalled ex- time-honoured old as Adam gentlemanly courteous dying out way back way back when latter-day lost and gone lost in time consigned to oblivion old style chivalrous ceremonious courtly gallant craft disappearing becoming obsolete ageing on the wane on the way out undesirable on the decline primal aging senior doddering atavistic growing old going out of use going out of fashion earliest doddery earlier completed long-ago ingrained fixed deep-seated hard-and-fast of long ago gone by not as young as one used to be over the hill not as young as one was not long for this world long in the tooth no spring chicken past your prime forepassed past recall ossified in oblivion sunk in oblivion water over the dam water under the bridge down memory lane button-down from the past traditionalistic buttoned-down hidebound mossbacked familial prior ultraconservative old-line family long-established standpat reactionary lineal die-hard oral orthodox brassbound unwritten paleoconservative archconservative handed-down destroyed extinguished inactive exterminated doused wiped out abolished quenched died out void terminated deceased passed on snuffed out no longer known nonexistent vanquished cold fallen asleep no longer extant no longer existing unknown ended disappeared lifeless exanimate inexistent

Adjective

Affectedly proper, or formal, and rather prudish
Victorian prim prudish puritanical proper priggish prissy stuffy starchy straitlaced bluenosed straightlaced stiff conventional smug demure conservative genteel respectable uptight rigid nice-nelly strait-laced niminy-piminy fuddy-duddy staid old-maidish moralistic schoolmarmish prim and proper schoolmistressy mimsy governessy narrow-minded stick-in-the-mud goody-goody narrow formal Grundyish old-fashioned strict stilted sedate pompous of the old school shockable severe puritan Pecksniffian austere deadly sober fogeyish nice reserved stodgy straight overmodest squeamish old-maid overnice self-righteous pious sanctimonious overexact simpering precise bigoted mincing scrupulous offish affected fastidious rigorous finicky pretentious illiberal stern artificial dreary boring prosaic uninteresting dull punctilious ceremonious correct decorous starched mannered solemn holier-than-thou pi stiff-necked moral virtuous straight-laced self-satisfied god-fearing unctuous PC overscrupulous politically correct goody two-shoes impersonal musty conformist humourless fusty old-fogeyish smoky foetid supercilious self-important hot bloated humorless as dry as dust smelly magisterial important warm fetid arrogant puffy dignified stately courtly seemly distinguished polite tight-laced imposing august exact ceremonial traditional particular official portly sententious censorious pedantic forbidding fussy meticulous careful civil courteous imperial orthodox upright po-faced conforming regal majestic couth refined square-toed imperious serious just so ascetic pietistic fanatical disapproving hair-shirt spartan ornate elaborate Pharisaic abstemious abstinent ritualistic portentous reverential hypocritical complacent vain momentous forced blue-nose cleanly good dapper stickling choosy spic-and-span snobbish spruce wooden nit-picking unnatural laboured strained deferential icy frigid unrelaxed ritual deliberate measured labored grandiose noble conscientious slow-moving lofty decent diligent thorough painstaking exalted accurate attentive ultra-careful studious grand venerable lordly kingly right standard suitable befitting fitting unbending religious persnickety detailed mathematical perfectionist methodical honourable eminent highbrow composed gracious proud impressive honorable fit approved mannerly civilized accepted well-mannered precious inflexible unsympathetic aloof epicene hair-splitting exacting finical pernickety nitpicking demanding apt appropriate usual customary sombre respected highfalutin' superior magnificent great aristocratic somber distingué grave nifty remote unfriendly haughty detached diplomatic kosher OK withdrawn unsocial undemonstrative restrained unapproachable uncommunicative reticent taciturn antisocial unforthcoming unresponsive laborious acceptable becoming de rigueur civilised okay done self-respecting overconscientious heedful assiduous conscionable observant punctual formalistic straight arrow keeping people at arm's length by the numbers stand-offish comme il faut right stuff namby-pamby goody-two-shoes right on good eye

Adjective

Showing no concern or interest
indifferent dispassionate aloof detached distant cold cool callous impartial unmoved disinterested equitable objective unbiased unconcerned unconcerned about unresponsive unsympathetic apathetic about apathetic towards careless casual about heedless of impassive insouciant nonchalant about nonpartisan offhand about passionless regardless uncaring about unemotional unfeeling unimpressed uninterested in uninvolved in uninvolved with unprejudiced apathetic bored by candid careless of cavalier about dismissive of emotionless equal evenhanded fair frivolous about impervious just mindless of neutral oblivious to reckless about regardless of uncaring unimpressed by uninterested blasé heedless inattentive lukewarm about nonaligned phlegmatic about pococurante unenthusiastic about uninvolved unmoved by unresponsive to weary of diffident haughty heartless highbrow listless phlegmatic scornful silent stoical supercilious superior unaroused uncommunicative unsocial not giving a monkey's nonchalant fair-minded even-handed non-partisan uncolored impersonal nondiscriminatory balanced open-minded non-discriminatory insensible uncurious casual independent straight incurious unbigoted on the fence honest uncommitted clinical perfunctory complacent upright without fear or favour relaxed reasonable undecided unaffected oblivious calm insensitive on the level honourable anti-discrimination honorable scrupulous bored middle-of-the-road inactive rational carefree on-the-fence collected disengaged easy bystanding unaligned free from discrimination poker-faced with no axe to grind on the up and up unruffled decent on sidelines ethical good hard-hearted proper uninfluenced deaf laid-back inert unmindful of removed impervious to indifferent to lukewarm weary unslanted above board nonbelligerent noncombatant immune without favor untroubled untouched neuter unperturbed nonparticipating middle-of-road pacifistic negligent unworried unimpressible unaware stony unmindful right unflappable without favouritism righteous even moderate legitimate equable trustworthy autonomous unselfish nonplussed egalitarian unallied moral unaffiliated stubborn conscientious unenthusiastic lackadaisical virtuous principled lawful unconnected outside judicial unaware of unconscious of upfront non-aligned proof against untouched by unaffected by deaf to kosher uncoloured aboveboard true nondiscriminating disconnected sincere sensible blameless fair and square sitting on the fence cavalier selfish hardhearted not interested immovable unincluded trivializing unrelated glutted jaded dismissive trivialising offhand world-weary unswayed cloyed laid back unexcited insusceptible selfless not caring unprepossessed genuine clean without distinction passive strictly business blasé straightforward legal legit without prejudice free from self-interest level-headed logical composed nonpassionate dinkum pukka blithe undesirous withdrawn remote negative uncorrupted frank civil serene on-the-level right and proper on the square fair-and-square unimplicated on up-and-up according to the rules upstanding devil-may-care happy-go-lucky right-minded unhearing unanxious insert pure unstirred lighthearted slaphappy gay lightsome debonair conscionable noble respectable incorruptible truthful unconcerned with self-willed unwilling intractable pigheaded perverse obstinate headstrong strong-willed mulish dispassionate about pertinacious bullheaded just watching the clock not giving a damn dry-eyed undismayed floating supine reserved unbothered not bothered at ease hardened forgetful self-centered feckless undisturbed blind undaunted self-centred reliable dependable stony-hearted stolid stand-up full of integrity cool, calm and collected mild midway inexpensive conservative controlled compromising cautious noncommittal disciplined modest unconscious incurious about distant from insensible to unconvinced uninspired without a care in the world not giving a toss could care less turned off detached from undeclared free undesiring to listen blind going through motions aloof from bored stiff stoic resolute impassible innocent unknowing nescient incognizant ignorant unacquainted uninformed clueless unwitting rightful unattached vacillating uncertain free-floating non-discriminating due broad-minded non-participating immune to insensate unyielding imperceptive not involved middle ground middle of the road fence-sitting cut loose restrained free-spirited don't care obdurate impercipient unperceiving proportionate not taking sides ignorant of justifiable level stable even-steven cricket fair-to-middling not excessive blind to without knowledge of unsusceptible fair shake square deal negligent of insensitive of in the dark about based free from care about what others think not caring what others think indifferent to what others think untroubled about what others think unworried about what others think

Adjective

Shy and fond of being on one's own
demure modest bashful coy retiring shy diffident reserved unassuming reticent decorous meek prim mild prissy proper prudish quiet timid decent ladylike respectable sedate seemly shrinking sober staid strait-laced timorous chaste innocent maidenly priggish pure virginal virtuous backward coquettish down-to-earth goody-goody humble introverted kittenish lowly old-maidish puritanical recessive self-effacing sheepish starchy straight unpretentious withdrawn affected niminy-piminy retired uptight blushing close earnest nice serious silent skittish solemn unassertive unassured prim and proper restrained unobtrusive gentle cool vestal undefiled peaceful reclusive immaculate subdued self-restrained unsullied virgin uncommunicative secretive moral placid serene conventional inhibited undemonstrative solitary standoffish mousy uncorrupted unostentatious soft-spoken clean simple unsociable fearful unpresuming taciturn formal distant aloof cold self-contained cautious collected sinless close-mouthed self-conscious insecure offish wholesome media-shy nervous unconfident apprehensive unblemished plain hesitant discreet constrained unforthcoming composed soft polite G-rated unapproachable private eremitic aw-shucks docile embarrassed introvert celibate unaffected deferential refined uncompanionable abstinent lamblike incorrupt controlled intact unambitious withdrawing pure as the driven snow shamefaced detached maiden unboastful frigid unresponsive rabbity unwed peaceable misanthropic icy ceremonious noncommittal spotless stand-offish self-denying unmarried temperate reverent uncontaminated mim good elegant angelic faint-hearted inconspicuous submissive unpretending ordinary reluctant overmodest resigned becoming befitting low-key calm genteel inward-looking yielding fit dignified compliant fitting remote tentative wary suitable abashed unfriendly acquiescent forbearing closemouthed gentlemanly guarded laconic cowed self-controlled mannerly chary hermitic untainted tender pleasant upright right snobbish affable thoughtful tame manageable compassionate nongregarious guiltless pacific respectful moderate caring tight-lipped obliging stainless conforming done comely courteous lenient benevolent benign continent meet de rigueur well-mannered sympathetic austere in good taste softhearted untarnished mellow neat intemerate monogamous inexperienced impotent warmhearted gracious harmless free of sin squeaky clean unoffensive good-natured comme il faut tender-hearted mild-mannered non-confrontational arch flirtatious simpering genuine natural evasive artless ingenuous severe girlish delicate doubtful unsure introspective unaggressive apologetic low-profile unnoticeable independent honourable honorable orthodox unstained platonic antisocial isolated prudent self-doubting uncertain indrawn weak-kneed trembling quaking cowering unsocial ungregarious insular ashamed socially inhibited hermit-like hermitical contemplative self-absorbed self-interested pensive obsequious servile dubious suspicious flinching distrustful blenching unpoised subtle understated toned-down repressed low-keyed muted unflashy unrevealing eremetic easily frightened lacking courage casual unconcerned aseptic disinterested incurious retreated recluse uncurious uninterested indifferent egoless obedient unprotesting spineless unresisting spiritless ruminative meditative reflective inner-directed self-centred in line keeping a low profile reverential subservient by the numbers by the book free from vanity hiding one's light under a bushel self-deprecating ill at ease patient self-centered wimpish mousey yellow scary fearsome gutless yellow-bellied tremulous chicken sissy trepidatious fainthearted biddable resistless supplicatory seclusive secret non-communicative self-sufficient anchoritic eremitical all alone tractable sycophantic long-suffering nunlike unaffable unexpansive faint recreant cowardly poor-spirited afraid frightened scared shuddering conservative impeccable unimposing flawless not forward doubting inelaborate unextravagant righteous verecund recoiling blushful kind poor homely faithful pristine impeccant easily embarrassed faultless blameless small unadorned holy irreproachable white perfect uncorrupt unexcessive unembroidered economical unornamented token honest cleanhanded inculpable genial considerate amiable clean-living free from sin exemplary agreeable pleasing sackless unoffending chilly dumb unemotional tranquil pabulum Milquetoast tolerant nothing orderly wishy-washy zero longanimous passive lily-white understanding easygoing merciful congenial kindly likeable humane sociable bland goodhearted motherly fatherly loving sweet-tempered laid back good-humored sisterly dovelike tenderhearted lovable maternal brotherly cheerful likable large-hearted good-humoured kind-hearted friendly amicable dove-like forgiving kindhearted paternal Olympian free of not guilty whiter than white squeaky-clean as pure as the driven snow unruffled easy imperturbable unflappable sensitive steady complaisant serious-minded grave correct unshaken unperturbed together recollected untroubled self-composed level possessed coolheaded undisturbed stiff limpid equal unworried self-possessed stuffy smooth stick-in-the-mud boring soft-hearted appropriate sombre deliberate dispassionate stately somber cold sober tasteful tactful cool as cucumber courtly civilized polished couth well behaved well-behaved well mannered well bred seasonable ceremonial civilised au fait frosty impersonal cold-eyed unbending asocial mum mom dry unclubbable unsympathetic standoff cold-blooded haughty unwelcoming mute passionless unfeeling buttoned-up apathetic speechless clammed up emotionless glacial chill impassive wooden phlegmatic tongue-tied forbidding uncordial close-lipped stolid inhospitable gelid unexpressive hostile untalkative buttoned up disdainful clammy antiseptic brittle hard-eyed stony careful supercilious affectless uncongenial unenthusiastic tightlipped sententious incommunicable incommunicative wintry poker-faced wintery lukewarm coldish stoical frozen arctic stilted sparing uncommunicable laid-back unneighbourly stoic impassible numb cagey uninvolved hushed wordless circumspect unmoved curt brooding uppity dark callous inarticulate unspeaking unneighborly tight-mouthed cool, calm and collected judicious unexcitable stern rigid heartless on the QT matter-of-fact reasonable zipped uneasy voiceless dour clamlike measured at a loss for words unamicable clinical pompous offhand contained sensible politic dried-up uncivil offended impertinent procacious annoyed impudent insolent level-headed antagonistic nonchalant alert heedful hush-hush unpassioned abstract rational gingerly safe hard-hearted deadpan watchful vigilant mumchance attentive calculating flat cold-hearted balanced dummied up disciplined abstracted in check unimpassioned preoccupied mannered not talkative cold as ice businesslike strained lost for words awkward cloistered unloving unsentimental diplomatic enigmatic snooty cynical proud unwilling deep under control still uncomfortable off disagreeable secluded unkind unpleasant ungracious ascetic rude thick-skinned hard-boiled stuck up insensible dried up fogeyish putting on airs leery arrogant jaundiced lone inimical stuck-up old-fashioned equable removed insouciant negative neutral inapproachable discourteous spacey dumbstruck of few words dumbfounded inaccessible expressionless toneless hollow dead blank vacant uncharitable hateful narrow-minded insensitive objective bottled up hardened grouchy strict starched spaced-out playing one's cards close to one's chest pococurante impartial keeping people at arm's length out of it discriminating observant precautious nowhere immovable nonemotional fuddy-duddy with reservations even warm nonvocal struck dumb on the lookout with eyes peeled of the old school levelheaded soundless saying nothing not saying boo unable to get a word out stony-eyed bereft of speech not given to excesses stiff-necked unextreme avoidant unaffectionate unamiable unnatural forced costive sullen frustrated tamed restricted limited brusque superior contrived laboured artificial ungenial mopey mopish camera-shy insociable scowling punctilious sequestered half-hearted tepid hung up steely flinty unhappy depressing mean-looking stodgy ungainly alienated put on airs unconversational unsmiling low-pitched low muffled hushful short outside repellent lifeless hard fierce discouraging off-putting hermitlike unenthused labored monastic exact precise cool-headed hard-headed not forthcoming complacent perfunctory cold-shoulder contemptuous withering unagitated inflexible uninquiring zipped one's lips have tight chops unimpressionable unfazed inscrutable secluse hermetic hardhearted official bureaucratic inhuman stony-hearted disinclined loath hesitating wavering indisposed unprejudiced uncommitted unbiased cryptic wise strategic obdurate inexpressive listless coldhearted marble uncompassionate blah unwilling to mix with other people sceptical wouldn't say boo to a goose pokerfaced featureless colorless soulless gray colourless grey uncolored depersonalised faceless candid depersonalized nondiscriminatory anonymous monolithic undercover backstairs covert sly furtive feline mysterious intelligent judgmatical judgmatic discerning stable regular silentious unheard unimpressible insusceptible buttoning up clamming up hidden mum's the word tight chops zipping one's lips buttoning one's lip malevolent shut away straight arrow shocked sagacious softly-softly kid-glove straight-faced indurated inexcitable averse astounded under wraps inobtrusive nonaggressive corked up in charge chilled on a leash in control of yourself closed up in private in chambers in privacy pessimistic inhumane aghast dazed thunderstruck amazed awake civil worldly-wise considered not excessive compromising lonely alone strictly business cold turkey dependable settled reliable in the background in the dark sober-minded even-tempered sobersided gobsmacked flabbergasted selfish sarcastic hating egoistic sardonic egotistical misanthropical companionless shell-shocked along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches on lookout having foresight not rash dumbstricken obmutescent playing your cards close to your chest mature anxious troubled friendless skeptical unaccompanied knocked for six astonished aphonic hit for six like a clam poised responsible sound carefree secure restless tense discomposed edgy unsettled blithe surly sour lonesome full of common sense well balanced calculable unswerving having both feet on the ground medium comfortable checked regulated constant curbed relaxed perturbed unrelaxed bothered nervy jittery antsy mindful provident aware special one-off sole unique singular one only deadly musty conformist aggressive ill-natured suspecting scrupulous shrewd forethoughtful unquiet discomforted disquieted discomfited devil-may-care happy-go-lucky humourless fusty by itself quarrelsome unanxious old-fogeyish nasty keeping a weather eye on all ears walking on egg shells thinking twice keeping on one's toes handling with kid gloves on your guard belt-and-braces watching one's step watching out walking on eggs on your toes taking it slow playing safe hedging one's bets on the qui vive on guard on the watch with one's eyes peeled narrow magisterial fetid straitlaced important self-important hot bloated humorless puffy foetid Victorian smug smoky smelly careless lighthearted slaphappy gay lightsome oblivious debonair antipathetic menacing adversary obnoxious mortal impolite adversarial unmannerly unattended forsaken sui generis out-of-the-way particular deserted lacking social skills by oneself on edge stag separate lorn on its own lofty nonplussed cross ill-disposed against conflicting opposite estranged malicious disaffected malignant spiteful competitive unpromising contrary warlike vengeful acrimonious opposed censorious combative grudging gruff unbothered not bothered forgetful feckless inattentive lackadaisical blind supine deaf without a care in the world at ease not giving a toss heedless negligent undaunted non-committal on ice as dry as dust cold fish lone wolf vague not on speaking terms overcareful canny overcautious

Adjective

Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly
outspoken direct forthright frank unreserved blunt candid honest open plainspoken straight straightforward upfront explicit plain point-blank vociferous bluff brusque forthcoming free openhearted unambiguous unceremonious undissembling unequivocal unevasive unguarded uninhibited vocal abrupt artless downright foursquare freehearted opinionated round strident unreticent unconcealed undisguised free-spoken plain-spoken up front up-front laying it on the line out-front talking turkey calling spade a spade straight from the shoulder truthful sincere guileless bald unvarnished matter-of-fact ingenuous real outright no-nonsense genuine unqualified like it is not afraid to call a spade a spade undiplomatic brutal harsh natural tactless transparent straight-talking straight-shooting bare-faced curt lay it on the line from the hip stark unrestricted realistic clear warts and all rude saying what one thinks categorical simple aboveboard call a spade a spade unrestrained short bold unembellished on the level speaking as one finds gruff naked unadorned sharp terse loud snippy brazen vigorous to the point blatant clamorous true to life straight-out on the up and up noisy unfiltered crusty bare impolite snappy uncivil discourteous vehement upright rough man-to-man undissembled unexaggerated naive unveiled insistent plain-speaking caustic indelicate short-spoken crisp tart enthusiastic emphatic point blank straight to the point scrupulous raw raucous true unfeigned voluble not beating about the bush calling a spade a spade specific snappish unsparing distinct severe patent brusk insensitive barefaced easy apparent familiar heart-to-heart unsympathetic brisk straight-from-the-shoulder innocent brief offhand impolitic unaffected literal unpretentious abrasive flat-out unpretending pulling no punches not beating around the bush dinkum not mincing one's words meaning what one says speaking one's mind gritty forward authentic unconstrained demonstrative brutally honest indiscreet 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and sweet pointed mardy disparaging bloody-minded offish out of humor short-fused contumelious flip acerbic in a bad mood fresh uncultivated difficult lowbred sarcastic cussed miserable excitable sensitive argumentative stroppy gloomy compendiary mumpish presumptuous sorehead complaining low-bred foul audacious out of temper taciturn cheeky hard mean-spirited disdainful malapert stern rustic incisive ungenteel smart-alecky condensed underbred inaffable brutish callous economical cloddish rugged scowling lewd disobliging contrary lowbrow fretful violent tense misbehaved tasteless filthy pouty whingy insensible common humourless humorless neat disgruntled uptight roughneck incult raffish synoptic misanthropic cynical impulsive vitriolic unhelpful tight unsmiling contentious taut inflammable foul-mouthed whiny pouting spiteful annoyed disputatious displeased fussy waxy discontented sharp-tongued acrid trying on edge awkward whingeing chuffy vinegary boiled down hot-headed in a nutshell 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Restrained and unpretentious in nature or appearance
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So lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring
banal commonplace ordinary tired stale stock trite hackneyed unoriginal boring dull pedestrian threadbare vapid platitudinous routine stereotyped unimaginative humdrum common conventional everyday hack predictable stereotypical clichéd dreary monotonous mundane overdone overused overworked prosaic tedious tiresome vanilla corny derivative hoary time-worn uneventful uninspired uninteresting bromidic cliche cobwebby cornball hackney hacky ho-hum mind-numbing moth-eaten musty obligatory repetitious run-of-the-mill shopworn timeworn well-worn worn out cliché-ridden dime-store old hat truistic unvaried wearisome blah bland cornfed dumb facile hokey noplace nothing nowhere pabulum played out stupid tripe trivial zero ho hum dull as dishwater usual workaday tame uninspiring lacklustre lackluster matter-of-fact uncreative lifeless dry uninventive unartistic unadventurous flat insipid derived barren unromantic spiritless sterile plain vanilla stodgy run of the mill unexciting a dime a dozen 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dry as dust middling plain out of the ark outdated outmoded day-to-day banausic old-fashioned deadly dreich lacking variety defunct wishy-washy OK passé copied dead plagiarized passionless anaemic terrestrial monochrome nitty-gritty soporific inane fatiguing turgid bush-league lame anemic unentertaining unenjoyable stiff passable inferior lacking variation yawnsome mean dullsville wooden dime-a-dozen draggy garden plagiarised not much cop weariful dim lacking excitement lacking interest archaic nothing to get excited about plagiaristic second-hand big yawn non-innovative rehashed mawkish out-of-date old-hat feeble vacuous frayed cribbed fuddy-duddy fair soulless unchanging zestless humble mechanical medium heavy-going prevalent tolerable soul-destroying unspirited unrelieved unsophisticated traditional past their sell-by date prolix laborious amateurish amateur dismal depressing bloodless deadening dull as ditchwater insignificant unnoteworthy formal run-of-the-mine run-of-mine 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Tending to favor the status quo and averse to change
orthodox traditional accepted established received approved conventional common popular conformist conservative correct mainstream normal proper recognised recognized regular authoritative customary official usual authorised authorized canonical doctrinal prevailing prevalent standard traditionalist acknowledged archconservative brassbound button-down buttoned-down die-hard familiar hidebound mossbacked old-fashioned old-line old-school ordinary paleoconservative reactionary standpat traditionalistic ultraconservative unheretical unoriginal unprogressive derivative kosher routine well established well-established admitted legitimate pious punctilious religious right rightful sanctioned sound straight bien pensant in line straight arrow by the numbers according to the book general stock habitual typical expected average classical everyday accustomed characteristic commonplace classic universal set widespread representative current natural archetypal archetypical wonted unexceptional fitting suitable quintessential model bourgeois standardized inflexible ideal Tory fixed fogyish typic formal illiberal prototypical respectable fuddy-duddy emblematic indicative standardised befitting prescriptive fit exemplary matter-of-course middle-of-the-road ubiquitous prototypal time-honoured true stable predominant settled acceptable rightist firm confirmed unimaginative illustrative run-of-the-mill symbolic appropriate paradigmatic constant bog-standard strait-laced apt essential going comme il faut steady in keeping in character old hat suggestive archetypic long-established dyed-in-the-wool regulation patterned prototypic seemly de rigueur timid unchanging in a rut overall majority shared quiet sober guarded time-honored decent decorous fashionable redneck undaring obstinate uncreative controlled unchangeable fearful legal public right-wing becoming rife household vanilla stuffy genteel done unadventurous well-known standard-issue proverbial old guard holding to old line white bread not extreme hard hat chronic conforming right of center widely held lawful rigid diehard ruling polite stereotypical old proven refined uncompromising just prudent understood prosaic valid daily unremarkable predictable plain legit garden-variety warranted frequent allowed moral cut-and-dried cut-and-dry garden variety in circulation in vogue statutory blimpish historic due wide intolerant collective intransigent generic endorsed obscurantist nice fair fundamentalist pervasive broad reliable ritual retrogressive regressive counterrevolutionary widely used good boring dogmatic staple basic ultra-conservative individualistic mannerly old-style sensible quotidian careful parochial applicable licensed narrow-minded judicious safe prescribed workaday accredited stereotyped vulgar precise simple documented meet well-mannered de règle civilized OK virtuous stipulated common or garden comely permitted outdated ceremonious day-to-day honest agreed upon puritanical civilised well worn okay licenced Pooterish tried and true tried and tested stick-in-the-mud out-of-date on the level par for the course across the board by the book in force on the up and up lamestream favoured extensive central definitive convinced immovable philistine extremist unreconstructed undoubted uncontested undisputed unquestioned canonic core cautious textbook moderate agreed ethnocentric purist unenterprising imitable temperate dominant primary circumspect discerning net protocol in order plastic white-bread so-so grind favored great alt-right signature touted boilerplate presentational socially acceptable counter-revolutionary Birchite couth courtly unopposed passed okayed preferred stick in the mud discreet abiding favourite comfortable favorite done thing one-size-fits-all set in one's ways backward-looking medieval prehistoric mediaeval unreasonable unreceptive bigoted standard operating procedure playing it safe sop same old wont in the groove according to Hoyle acquired honored enduring immortal ageless mutual diplomatic stilted stiff stiff-necked starchy tralatitious apposite staid hackneyed derived suburban lasting timeless traditionary stodgy known inveterate inherent symptomatic consistent fogeyish tasteful dignified right stuff honoured congruous adopted intermutual embraced united commutual like renowned believed immemorial strict Biedermeier straight-laced small-town ceremonial of the old school historical anticipated foreseeable foreseen arrived at mass pukka presentable dependable in established usage entrenched formulaic distinctive likely unsurprising idiosyncratic distinguishing declared recognizable identified perceived serious highbrow former ancestral right-leaning authentic memorable unforgettable ritualistic undying deathless dated native clichéd cliched realized remembered past certified national blanket communal overarching global joint outright out of the ark behind the times out of date heavy symphonic concert heavyweight authenticated realised recognisable professed deserved comprehensive rampant folk prior ancient true to form to be expected validated obedient to the right trustworthy right wing unquestioning astute merited only to be expected on the cards … all over true to type total sweeping epidemic nationwide societal wholesale verified familial family bygone widely recognized commonly accepted generally accepted deep-rooted ingrained compulsory signed sealed ratified wise sagacious intelligent lineal officially recognized bona fide rooted secure unshakable vested permanent signed and sealed ordered straight from the horse's mouth cleared decisive cathedral positive real decided conclusive ex cathedra definite and delivered ex officio narrow oral unwritten obligatory mandatory necessary required condign competent justified earned broad-spectrum across-the-board broad-brush all-round all-around prejudiced percipient perceptive shrewd licit permissible allowable legalized admissible biased reasonable 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no great shakes uninspiring