unobtrusive


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un·ob·tru·sive

 (ŭn′əb-tro͞o′sĭv)
adj.
Not undesirably noticeable or blatant; inconspicuous.

un′ob·tru′sive·ly adv.
un′ob·tru′sive·ness n.

unobtrusive

(ˌʌnəbˈtruːsɪv)
adj
not noticeable or conspicuous
ˌunobˈtrusively adv
ˌunobˈtrusiveness n

un•ob•tru•sive

(ˌʌn əbˈtru sɪv)

adj.
not obtrusive; inconspicuous, unassertive, or reticent.
[1735–45]
un`ob•tru′sive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unobtrusive - not obtrusive or undesirably noticeableunobtrusive - not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable; "a quiet, unobtrusive life of self-denial"
obtrusive, noticeable - undesirably noticeable; "the obtrusive behavior of a spoiled child"; "equally obtrusive was the graffiti"

unobtrusive

unobtrusive

adjective
1. Not readily noticed or seen:
Idiom: having a low profile.
2. Not showy or obtrusive:
Translations
غَيْر بارِز أو مَلْحوظ
nevtíravý
beskeden
látlaus
nekrentantis į akis
klussneuzbāzīgs
nevtieravý
dikkat çekmeyengöze batmayan

unobtrusive

[ˈʌnəbˈtruːsɪv] ADJdiscreto, modesto

unobtrusive

[ˌʌnəbˈtruːsɪv] adjdiscret/ète

unobtrusive

adj, unobtrusively
advunauffällig

unobtrusive

[ˌʌnəbˈtruːsɪv] adjdiscreto/a

unobtrusive

(anəbˈtruːsiv) adjective
not too obvious or noticeable. She is quiet and unobtrusive.
ˌunobˈtrusively adverb
unobtrusively dressed.
References in classic literature ?
Hosts loved to detain the dry lawyer, when the light-hearted and loose-tongued had already their foot on the threshold; they liked to sit a while in his unobtrusive company, practising for solitude, sobering their minds in the man's rich silence after the expense and strain of gaiety.
She saw only that he was quiet and unobtrusive, and she liked him for it.
Both were pretty, almost beautiful--and there was an air of simplicity about their dress, a quiet and unobtrusive dignity in their manners, which at once announced them to be real ladies.
It made him nervous to feel himself an intruder; but he had learned to hide his feelings, and they found him quiet and unobtrusive.
And this was no matter-of-course question, for I never told him that I had a mother: he must have learned the fact from others, if he knew it at all; and, besides, there was sincere goodwill, and even deep, touching, unobtrusive sympathy in the tone and manner of the inquiry.
Hargrave has annoyed me all day long with his serious, sympathising, and (as he thinks) unobtrusive politeness.
The walking is good to time the movement of the tongue by, and to keep the blood and the brain stirred up and active; the scenery and the woodsy smells are good to bear in upon a man an unconscious and unobtrusive charm and solace to eye and soul and sense; but the supreme pleasure comes from the talk.
He had the serenity of a man whose estimable character is fortunately expressed by his personal appearance in an unobtrusive, yet convincing, manner which no chief officer in want of hands could resist.
One, pale, quiet, and unobtrusive, dressed in sober black, the typical lawyer's clerk, was busy gathering up a collection of papers and documents from the table, over which they had been strewn.
I trace the same current now, flowing through all his quiet and unobtrusive proceedings.
In this manner, from a happy yet often pensive child, he grew up to be a mild, quiet, unobtrusive boy, and sun-browned with labor in the fields, but with more intelligence brightening his aspect than is seen in many lads who have been taught at famous schools.
Pearl, that wild and flighty little elf stole softly towards him, and taking his hand in the grasp of both her own, laid her cheek against it; a caress so tender, and withal so unobtrusive, that her mother, who was looking on, asked herself -- "Is that my Pearl?