unobtrusive

adjective un·ob·tru·sive \ ˌən-əb-ˈtrü-siv , -ziv \
|Updated on: 2 Jul 2018

Definition of unobtrusive

: not obtrusive : not blatant, arresting, or aggressive : inconspicuous

unobtrusively

adverb

unobtrusiveness

noun

Examples of unobtrusive in a Sentence

  1. the notice that an 18% tip would be automatically added was so unobtrusive we almost didn't see it at the bottom of the menu

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First Known Use of unobtrusive

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UNOBTRUSIVE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of unobtrusive for English Language Learners

  • : not attracting attention in a way that bothers you



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