from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not presenting any obstacle; not obstructive, in any sense.


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  • You don't need MooTools for this, unobstructive javascript is harder to debug for someone that has not written the code.

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  • Jackson, who has earned a reputation for being difficult not according to artist John Howe, who described him as quiet, un-pushy, unobstructive, willing to listen, but certain of his decisions.

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  • When people want a nice, inconspicuous, unobstructive car for a stealthy and unobstructive mission, they don't go around borrowing Bentley Continentals.

    The Satan Bug

  • As soon as Mr. Plumb heard of this he declared that the cow-doctor was taking the bread out of his mouth, but Ward told him if that was the case he ought to have another drink, and after having it he became comatose and unobstructive.

    Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate

  • Even those actor-managers who made no secret before the Committee of their contempt for the present operation of the censorship, and their indignation at being handed over to a domestic official as casual servants of a specially disorderly kind, demanded, not the abolition of the institution, but such a reform as might make it consistent with their dignity and unobstructive to their higher artistic aims.

    The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet

  • Hypertrophy may take place in any degree, varying from the mere leathery and overpendulous but unobstructive prepuce to the case recorded by Vidal, in the fifth volume of his

    History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present Moral and Physical Reasons for its Performance

  • Bridge could never be made sufficient for the traffic, or unobstructive to the navigation.

    Captains of Industry or, Men of Business Who Did Something Besides Making Money

  • But how to learn all shortcuts in an unobstructive and efficient way? have certainly noticed the subtle popups with the keyboard shortcut, every time you click a button or menu item.


  • Primarily, as you have already learned I think, be cordial and unobstructive when approached if you want to be able to go about your business!

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  • Text box is unobstructive and a nice rounded shape.

    Anime Nano!


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