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What is the opposite of showy?

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Opposite of having a flamboyantly striking appearance or style
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Opposite of elaborately or highly decorated in design or decoration
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Opposite of very noticeable or obvious
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Opposite of highly ornate and extravagant in style
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Opposite of exaggerated and excessively dramatic
“Jess auditioned for the part of Dorothy, but the producer said that she was as unnatural and undramatic an actor that he had ever come across.”
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Opposite of elegant or stylishly luxurious
“He stayed in a modest hotel and economized on his meals, eating a piece of bread and some beans for his most substantial meal.”
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Opposite of garish or flashy in appearance
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(of clothing, decorations, etc.) Opposite of having tastelessly contrasting colors or patterns
“I wore a tasteful dress to the reception so as to adhere to wedding guest etiquette.”
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Opposite of involving the use of exaggerated or flowery writing or language
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(of a man) Opposite of neat and trim in dress and appearance
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Opposite of expressed in terms intended to persuade or impress
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Opposite of luxurious, typically indicative or showing signs of wealth
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Opposite of pleasant and satisfactory, especially to the mind or senses
“The layout of the apartment was bad, and the kitchen was too small.”
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Opposite of showy or gaudy, but generally worthless
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Opposite of having elegance or taste or refinement, especially in dress
“It's a particularly unfashionable old hat that ought to have gone to the charity shop long ago.”
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Opposite of having a lively or cheerful manner or character
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Opposite of full of, or suggestive of, glamour
“She meets the Rinpoche, who illuminates and exalts her small and insignificant life.”
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Opposite of affectedly concerned with elegant or refined behavior, language, or manners
“Whilst it may not have been a grand gesture, it was genuine.”
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