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adjective as in classical

adjective as in low-key

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I think my understated delivery might have helped to ground my performance.

What pushes “Supernova” into the category of a sure bet is its understated, elegiac screenplay.

It comes in eight stylish, understated patterns each with a water-resistant liner that is easily machine-washable.

The most important consideration when choosing a soundbar for its size is that it retains flexibility and versatility in spite of having an understated appearance.

Not many quick-brew coffee machines can prepare two beverages at once, but this machine from Senseo does just that, all while maintaining a low profile thanks to its simple functions and understated design.

Garfield the cat occupies an understated and often overlooked position critical to the history of televised animation.

The profile was familiar—jutting chin, close cropped hair, shirt open, understated quiff—but not exact.

The first time I met George and his husband, Brad, was at their understated, but elegant, ranch-style Los Angeles home.

The interiors of the cottages resemble the sort of understated living room you might find in a gracious Indian home.

To say amenities at Bowens Island are minimal is an understated joke.

The losses on either side are difficult to estimate; they seem as usual to have been understated by the Parliamentarian writers.

I have understated it; it is not ten, but a hundred, that I should have said.

From all available collateral sources it appears that the official figures greatly understated the actual number of arrivals.

In order that we may understated this, it becomes necessary for us to consider the means by which it is formed.

Urgent as this message was, it really understated the desperate condition of British and Allied finances.

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On this page you'll find 134 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to understated, such as: classic, elegant, harmonious, pure, refined, and restrained.

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