unobtrusive

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un- +‎ obtrusive

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unobtrusive (comparative more unobtrusive, superlative most unobtrusive)

  1. Not noticeable or blatant; inconspicuous.
    • 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald, chapter I, in The Great Gatsby, New York, N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, OCLC 884653065; republished New York, N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953, →ISBN:
      Sometimes she and Miss Baker talked at once, unobtrusively and with a bantering inconsequence that was never quite chatter, that was as cool as their white dresses and their impersonal eyes in the absence of all desire.

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