unobtrusive


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Synonyms for unobtrusive

not readily noticed or seen

not showy or obtrusive

Synonyms for unobtrusive

not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable

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So Ernest, being of an unobtrusive character, was thrust quite into the background, where he could see no more of Old Blood-and-Thunder's physiognomy than if it had been still blazing on the battlefield.
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.
She was dressed in quiet colors, and wore her expensively unobtrusive toilet with a grace that might have come from years of practice.
Methinks it is like water from a heavenly fountain; for it contains I know not what of unobtrusive fragrance and deliciousness.
The priest picked it up; in a quick, unobtrusive manner he uncorked and sniffed it, and his heavy face turned the colour of clay.
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.
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
It made him nervous to feel himself an intruder; but he had learned to hide his feelings, and they found him quiet and unobtrusive.
Without forcing himself upon the public notice, modest and unobtrusive, this young prince was concerned with much that happened in the world in general.
I think we shall have another look at it in an unobtrusive way.
You will laugh," whispered the two young men, as they passed through the room, and took up an unobtrusive position behind the Professor's back.
Some unobtrusive touch had been added to Mademoiselle Bourienne's toilet which rendered her fresh and prettyface yet more attractive.
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.
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.