What does understated mean?

Definitions for understatedˌʌn dərˈsteɪ tɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. understated, unostentatious, unpretentious(adj)

    exhibiting restrained good taste

    "the room is pleasant and understated"


  1. understated(Adjective)

    Restrained and unpretentious.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of understated in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of understated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Bakula:

    The amount of exposure Apple gave to streaming can't be understated.

  2. Andrew Kelvin:

    They've been arguing that the amount of excess slack in the economy has been understated thus far, and if that's what they believe, then that would argue for a later tightening.

  3. Drew Rosenberg:

    I’ve learned over time that many jurisdictions do not cite license status or immigration status when reporting these statistics, so if anything, the numbers are understated, for example, San Francisco doesn’t report either criteria, so Drew’s death defaults to having been killed by a licensed driver who was a citizen.

  4. Standard Life Investments:

    The absolute key ... is understanding the nature of inflation pressures in the U.S., the risk is we have quite tight labor markets, the risk is of cost-push pressures ... and that the accepted wisdom around the pace of U.S. policy move is actually understated. The implication there is for the dollar to get into seriously over-valued territory.

  5. Jenn Hoffman:

    The show was very straightforward this year, without some of the glitz, shtick or silly gags usually associated with this night. This was even reflected in the fashion choices with most starlets wearing straightforward gowns with slight edge, but no over the top glamour or red carpet risks, the straightforward understated aesthetic matched the mood.

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