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understated

[ uhn-der-stey-tid ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈsteɪ tɪd /
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adjective

restrained in design, presentation, etc.; low-key: the understated elegance of the house.

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Origin of understated

First recorded in 1935–40; understate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM understated

un·der·stat·ed·ness, noun
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