untheatrical

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Adj.1.untheatrical - not suited to or characteristic of the stage or theateruntheatrical - not suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater; "a well-written but untheatrical play"; "an untheatrical personality"
theatrical - suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater; "a theatrical pose"; "one of the most theatrical figures in public life"
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The melodrama is offset by refreshing insight and you have to credit Mr Hosseini with dealing untheatrically with well-intentioned human failing.
Surprisingly, the towering beam of light is barely evident, with Jarrow's plotting requiring it to be untheatrically extinguished at the climax.
The man whose affairs litter the pages of his book - plenty with men but also more surprising liaisons with icons such as Paula Yates, Susan Sarandon and Betty Blue star Beatrice Dalle - sighs untheatrically.