UNOBTRUSIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNOBTRUSIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  inconspicuous; not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable
Classic Sentence:
1  She saw only that he was quiet and unobtrusive, and she liked him for it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3
2  Colonel Brandon's delicate, unobtrusive enquiries were never unwelcome to Miss Dashwood.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 32
3  This unobtrusive tenant was Jean Valjean, the young girl was Cosette.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
4  Her chamber was narrow, neat, unobtrusive, with a long sash-window, facing the East on the back court-yard of the house.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—DAWN
5  Some unobtrusive touch had been added to Mademoiselle Bourienne's toilet which rendered her fresh and pretty face yet more attractive.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
6  The two footmen and Matvey, in white cravats, did their duty with the dishes and wines unobtrusively, quietly, and swiftly.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: Chapter 9
7  So he stayed and, gradually, unobtrusively, a large part of the burden of Tara shifted from Scarlett's shoulders to the bony shoulders of Will Benteen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
8  Only then will our order have the power unobtrusively to bind the hands of the protectors of disorder and to control them without their being aware of it.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  Reluctant to attract notice, the governess took a chair in a far corner of the room and tried to be as unobtrusive as possible.
2  So soft was her step, it failed to make even a sound, and but for the magical thrill imparted by her genial touch, as other unobtrusive beauties, she would have glided away un-perceived--unsought.