What does unobtrusive mean?

Definitions for unobtrusiveˌʌn əbˈtru sɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unobtrusive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unobtrusive, unnoticeable(adj)

    not obtrusive or undesirably noticeable

    "a quiet, unobtrusive life of self-denial"


  1. unobtrusive(Adjective)

    not noticeable or blatant; inconspicuous

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unobtrusive(adj)

    not obtrusive; not presuming; modest

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unobtrusive

    un-ob-trōō′siv, adj. not obtrusive or forward.—adv. Unobtru′sively, in an unobtrusive or modest manner.—n. Unobtru′siveness, state of being unobtrusive: modesty.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unobtrusive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unobtrusive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Mancuso:

    Imagine the kind of data we could capture if patient monitors were as small as a dime. As sensor technology evolves, the industry will move toward more unobtrusive monitoring options that will be able to capture patient vitals and other data from sensors embedded into clothing or other materials, we could give patients a robe or necklace as soon as they enter the hospital, and monitor their journey across the health continuum, allowing clinicians to make more informed diagnosis and effective treatment plans. This kind of technology can also be critical in identifying physiological changes from a distance, making it easier to monitor patient traffic, especially during an epidemic.

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