Pronunciation : ùnneb-trossiv
1. Not undesirably noticeable or blatant
2. Keeping a low profile
1533, from Latin obstructionem (nom. obstructio) "a building up," from obstructus, pp. of obstruere "block up, build up, hinder," from ob "against" + struere "to pile, build"
inconspicuous, obscure, unconspicuous, unnoticeable, unremarkable, modest, bland, discreet, understated, self-effacing, shy, low-profile, unassuming, quiet
Quiet is free of noise or uproar or making little if any sound.
Quite means to the greatest extent or actually, really, or truly.
conspicuous, flaunting, noticeable, obtrusive
• She saw only that he was quiet and unobtrusive and she liked him for it.
• It made him nervous to feel himself an intruder; but he had learned to hide his feelings, and they found him quiet and unobtrusive.
• They liked to sit a while in his unobtrusive company, practising for solitude and sobering their minds in the man's rich silence.
• obtrusiveness : Noun
• unobtrusiveness : Noun
• unobtrusively : Adverb
• obtrusive : Adverb
• obtrusion : Noun
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