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Not striking or obvious, as in style or ornamentation; restrained or subtle: "The waiting room is comfortable and understated" (Tony Schwartz).

un′der·stat′ed·ly adv.


in an understated manner
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Understatedly chic, JOIE's designs are constantly inspired by the Southern California lifestyle and its casual yet sophisticated way of life.
She had seven children by five different fathers and they lived in a state of what social services would understatedly call "disarray".
Birmingham City will spend the next five days at a venue which is curiously difficult to find, both online and even more so in person, but which understatedly speaks for itself.
The trend to a global pastiche runs counter to high-end minimalism of designers like Christophe Lemaire, Reed Krakoff and Raf Simons of Dior, with their understatedly sumptuous, emphatically neutral fabrics and emphasis on purity of line.
98) Although this finding was dispositive, the court understatedly concluded that the condition requiring the house to be burned to the ground was also "adverse" to its value.
Nestled in Prague's most upscale locality on the banks of the Vltava River overlooking the stunning Charles Bridge, Hergetova Cihelna is understatedly elegant and beautifully spaced.
Don't miss designer Laura Kirar's lighting for Arteriors, including a chandelier with 24 doves perched on a gold ring ($2,875) and this understatedly elegant vintage brass floor lamp ($1,575).
One of the last sailors running up from below-decks heard him and, he says rather understatedly, "released him from a state certainly not enviable" (p.
In a stylish, and understatedly sexy, cut-out halterneck dress, the Harry Potter star and her beau sat front row at the bash in LA surrounded by fellow A-listers such as Brad Pitt, Selena Gomez and Bradley Cooper.
The firm's containers have a strong appeal in a region that, he notes somewhat understatedly, is "quite hot", and where food handling by transit firms sometimes leaves something to be desired.
Unfortunately, as a Microsoft product manager told me understatedly, "We have an awareness problem.