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unobtrusive

(ŭn″ŏb-troo′siv)
Tending to blend in rather than stand out; barely perceptible; subtle.
unobtrusiveness (′siv-nĕs)
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Unobtrusive measures are generally nonreactive, as the observations are made without subjects knowing they are being observed for data collection.
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Our experimental package contained nine scales corresponding to: a demographic self-report sheet, the five unobtrusive knowledge tests, a traditional multiple-choice test, an implicit-reasoning task, and an instrument requiring participants to indicate whether the various scales were "tests" or "surveys.
Because exit doors are unobtrusive and the unit is inherently appealing, instances of alarms set off by elopement attempts have been rare.
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VideoSave appraises client premises, determines surveillance needs, and manages the installation of unobtrusive surveillance cameras.
Christian Wolff's score was spare and unobtrusive, and the piece extremely well danced.
One of the intentions of the project was, as far as possible, to avoid intrusion into the now beautiful landscape, and building has been kept small in scale and quite unobtrusive.
The training grounds for doctors and civil servants are as straightforward and unobtrusive as those members of society are supposed to be-and the paintball ranges and spas cannot easily be differentiated from the classrooms and laboratories.
The abridgment is unobtrusive and limits such irritations (to the Western reader) as the original work's rambles concerning dietary laws.
Good judgment relies on the brain's unobtrusive records of prior events in uncertain situations, from the poker table to the board room, contend Antonio R.
The library literature began to report the use of unobtrusive observation in the early 1970s (Crowley & Childers, 1971).