Unobtrusiveness
Unobtrusive Un`ob*tru"sive, a. Not obtrusive; not presuming; modest. -- {Un`ob*tru"sive*ly}, adv. -- {Un`ob*tru"sive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • unobtrusiveness — unobtrusive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not conspicuous or attracting attention. DERIVATIVES unobtrusively adverb unobtrusiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • unobtrusiveness — noun see unobtrusive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unobtrusiveness — See unobtrusively. * * * …   Universalium

  • unobtrusiveness — noun The state of being unobtrusive …   Wiktionary

  • unobtrusiveness — n. quality of being unobtrusive, inconspicuousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unobtrusiveness — un·obtrusiveness …   English syllables

  • unobtrusiveness — noun the quality of not sticking out in an unwelcome way • Ant: ↑obtrusiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unobtrusive • Hypernyms: ↑inconspicuousness * * * noun see unobtrusive …   Useful english dictionary

  • modesty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Timidity Nouns modesty; humility; diffidence, timidity, bashfulness; shyness, unobtrusiveness; shame; reserve, constraint; demureness. Verbs 1. be modest, retire, give way to, retire into one s shell,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Modesty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Modesty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 modesty modesty Sgm: N 1 humility humility &c. 879 Sgm: N 1 diffidence diffidence timidity Sgm: N 1 retiring disposition retiring disposition Sgm: N 1 unobtrusiveness …   English dictionary for students

  • unobtrusive — adjective Date: 1743 not obtrusive ; not blatant, arresting, or aggressive ; inconspicuous • unobtrusively adverb • unobtrusiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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