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unobtrusive
used in War and Peace

3 uses
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Definition
fitting in so as not to attract much attention or disturb
  • Some unobtrusive touch had been added to Mademoiselle Bourienne's toilet which rendered her fresh and pretty face yet more attractive.
    Book Three — 1805 (19% in)
  • 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.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (25% in)
  • Those who went away, taking what they could and abandoning their houses and half their belongings, did so from the latent patriotism which expresses itself not by phrases or by giving one's children to save the fatherland and similar unnatural exploits, but unobtrusively, simply, organically, and therefore in the way that always produces the most powerful results.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (10% in)

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