from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not noticeable; unobtrusive.
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- adj. inconspicuous; unobtrusive
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not obtrusive; unobtrusive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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Several guys had that CIA look with a cord wriggling into their ears and walkies in their hands, but were professional and inobtrusive.
She was kind and inobtrusive and it is a testimony to how good it was that for the 30 odd years since i left her school i have carried her recipie books with me.
You will see inobtrusive body guards standing around Mazatlan, assigned to driving a child to dance class or accompanying the boss for meetings.
Comfort fits in, but it's mainly being inobtrusive.
But your new post prompted me to comment anyway, so I am looking for something to tell you to do...so far I'm only coming up with your header which is a little inobtrusive.
So, starting in January, commuters in will be treated to this rather warm, inobtrusive message the photo above is a mock-up.
There was live music at a nice (low) volume, polite inobtrusive wait-staff in spiffy uniforms, everything was perfect including the decor.
After witnessing the utter failure of well-meaning, but feckless liberal policies, and becoming increasingly disturbed by the Left's coddling of Communists and Socialists, these former liberals started a new conservative movement based on lower taxes, a strong but inobtrusive government, and a foreign policy based on protecting our national interests.
Only the gentle-mannered inobtrusive Ali Shah could have so casually spirited her belongings out from the hotel, which must have been swarming with suspicious police.
Among the tribes of the East, if it had a home at all, it was practised in such an inobtrusive way as not to attract the attention of writers who have described their habits and customs.