unimposing


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unimposing

(ˌʌnɪmˈpəʊzɪŋ)
adj
not grand or impressive
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unimposing - lacking in impressiveness; "on the whole the results of this system are unimposing"
unimpressive - not capable of impressing
Translations

unimposing

[ˈʌnɪmˈpəʊzɪŋ] ADJ (= not big) → poco impresionante; (= drab, boring) → con poca gracia

unimposing

adjunscheinbar; building alsowenig imponierend or beeindruckend
References in classic literature ?
Hard-Heart alone, of all his band, was present to witness the novel and far from unimposing spectacle.
Those slight words and looks and touches are part of the soul's language; and the finest language, I believe, is chiefly made up of unimposing words, such as "light," "sound," "stars," "music"--words really not worth looking at, or hearing, in themselves, any more than "chips" or "sawdust." It is only that they happen to be the signs of something unspeakably great and beautiful.
The shrubs, the small bushes, the unimposing trees, they were all in concord.
There's a small buffet, too, serving cold items such as fruits, cheeses, salads and homemade artisanal bread, but the simple, unimposing highlight was the selection of Lebanese dips, cheeses and mini manakeesh brought to our table.
Abraham's Grimmel is a departure from the previous villain, physically unimposing, and yet a great deal more cerebral, and so perhaps more frightening and deadly.
You need a keen eye to spot the other works, which seem unimposing amid trees and flowers, such as William Pye's 'Vessel.'
Concrete structures, even as our plane started to descend, remained small and unimposing to its natural surroundings.
Even if you prepare your fish a la Becky Jack's, you'll still want to visit this quirky and unimposing eatery on your next trip through or to Hernando County, north of Tampa.
Maybe the vitrines didn't really contain priceless jewelry, and maybe the bookstore was dull and unimposing. Maybe there wasn't an electric railroad that filled an enormous room.
Unimposing on the field and unassuming off it, Neuqua Valley's senior shortstop looks like just another kid with a cap.
Though physically unimposing, he has ensured to tap his significant upper-body strength, which, when combined with his low centre of gravity and better balance, helps him tremendously while withstanding physical challenges from opponents.