Definition of unobtrusive
: not obtrusive : not blatant, arresting, or aggressive : inconspicuous
Examples of unobtrusive in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of unobtrusive from the Web
Scientists have long sought unobtrusive ways for women to protect themselves when their partners won’t use a condom — especially in poor countries where another option, a daily anti-HIV pill, isn’t widely available.
Rustic wood tables, Old Chicago brick, pizza oven, soothing lighting and a generally unobtrusive noise level make for a satisfying sensorial experience.
Unobtrusive neural interfaces like these sensory implants might provide an edge to the law enforcement fields in small but tangible ways.
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UNOBTRUSIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unobtrusive for English Language Learners
: not attracting attention in a way that bothers you
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