[ uhn-der-stey-tid ]
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  1. restrained in design, presentation, etc.; low-key: the understated elegance of the house.

Origin of understated

First recorded in 1935–40; understate + -ed2

Other words from understated

  • un·der·stat·ed·ness, noun

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