Definition of unobtrusively in English:



  • In a way that is not conspicuous or attracting attention.

    ‘he slipped unobtrusively out of the flat’
    ‘he practised his faith quietly and unobtrusively’
    • ‘Magically, unobtrusively, without artifice, they quilt the language into the immediate present.’
    • ‘It's especially well suited to bedrooms, where the clean white colour blends unobtrusively with the walls.’
    • ‘The haunting, original music washes unobtrusively over the scenes, giving them a sense of connection.’
    • ‘At the hospitals, he would unobtrusively photograph patients waiting there with their relatives.’
    • ‘The challenge is to insert a home unobtrusively into a bluff overlooking the ocean.’