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.
Hargrave has annoyed me all day long with his serious, sympathising, and (as he thinks) unobtrusive politeness.
He must have heard of the heavy loss I had sustained: he expressed no sympathy, offered no condolence: but almost the first words he uttered were,--'How is your mother?' 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.
It made him nervous to feel himself an intruder; but he had learned to hide his feelings, and they found him quiet and unobtrusive. With Rose, because he was as little able as anyone else to resist his charm, Philip was even more than usually shy and abrupt; and whether on account of this, unconsciously bent upon exerting the fascination he knew was his only by the results, or whether from sheer kindness of heart, it was Rose who first took Philip into the circle.
They are polite, and unobtrusive. When one speaks, the rest pay strict attention: when he is done, another assents by 'yes,' or dissents by 'no;' and then states his reasons, which are listened to with equal attention.
Both were pretty, almost beautiful--and there was an air of simplicity about their dress, a quiet and unobtrusive dignity in their manners, which at once announced them to be real ladies.
Hosts loved to detain the dry lawyer, when the light-hearted and loose-tongued had already their foot on the threshold; they liked to sit a while in his unobtrusive company, practising for solitude, sobering their minds in the man's rich silence after the expense and strain of gaiety.
She saw only that he was quiet and unobtrusive, and she liked him for it.
Carey (who serves on the board of Reason Foundation, the nonprofit that publishes Reason) is an unobtrusive presence on an extremely chill show that combines rock and soul music.
It is an eye-catching and functional yet unobtrusive device.
unobtrusive design is ideal for curated visual environments such as retail
A private funeral service attended by close family members only will be held for Chang, in keeping with her wishes, the office said in a statement, adding that President Tsai's mother led a simple and unobtrusive lifestyle.
USE black plant labels pots a- they are unobtrusive and will disappear the leaves.
Both handsome and unobtrusive, the Eero can sit on a desk or shelf, complementing the space rather than embarrassing it.
In this issue, Tat and colleagues (2017) conducted a study about cancer education services in a community-based health promotion program using unobtrusive measures.