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 ?
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?" Yet she knew that there was love in the child's heart, although it mostly revealed itself in passion, and hardly twice in her lifetime had been softened by such gentleness as now.
Like some poor devils ashore that happen to know an irascible great man, they make distant unobtrusive salutations to him in the street, lest if they pursued the acquaintance further, they might receive a summary thump for their presumption.
She carried these decided judgments within her in the most unobtrusive way: they rooted themselves in her mind, and grew there as quietly as grass.
To make the call as unobtrusive as possible they left the carriage by the wicket leading down from the high road to the dairy-house, and descended the track on foot, side by side.
He seemed so full of silent sympathy: his consideration for my feelings was so marked and yet so unobtrusive. I have called him a boy.
He stepped as gently and as daintily as a cat crossing a muddy street; and oh, he was urbanity; he was quiet, unobtrusive self-possession; he was deference itself!
Without forcing himself upon the public notice, modest and unobtrusive, this young prince was concerned with much that happened in the world in general.
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.
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.