How To Use Unsubtle In A Sentence

  • Basically, I and my better half both felt that it was a staggeringly unsubtle rendering of themes far more subtly dealt with in films like Grosse Point Blank, and even the Incredibles.
  • The acting was mostly old-school, solid as those logs, but unsubtle, more ludicrous than ludic.
  • Constantin, I have said, in pointedly unsubtle language, that Clarence Thomas was unqualified to succeed Thurgood Marshall and that, when his confirmation was at risk, he played the race card in a particularly ugly manner. The Volokh Conspiracy » Miguel Estrada Writes in Support of Elena Kagan’s Confirmation
  • Family comedies, by their very nature, usually come beset with some sort of unsubtle message, a fair amount of gloop, and one or two precocious kids.
  • The article has a compelling though unsubtle eloquence.
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  • The cheeky chappie approach is too unsubtle for post-feminist single mums.
  • Unfortunately, an unsubtle ham-fisted approach is taken and subplots waltz in and out without any real relevance to the main story.
  • At the risk of making racist generalisations, why is it that Europeans and Americans are so clumsy and unsubtle and appear to be such galumphing oafs in diplomacy?
  • It was increasingly difficult to ignore the subtle and unsubtle ways that Juno managers at all levels were screwing up.
  • Women in scant underwear walking in front of a "ejaculatory" explosion, oh Mr Bay, how unsubtle you are Michael Bay’s Victorias Secret Television Commercial | /Film
  • He takes on the conservative American media on its own terms: shrill, unsubtle, sometimes cruel, not always accurate.
  • The unsubtle way that this obvious tearjerker attempts to align us against the corporation is almost unbearable.
  • Moreover, ask women who have served on hiring committees with men whether or not discrimination, subtle or unsubtle, occurs in searches.
  • They can camouflage themselves as suave mandarins, defending their unsubtle attempts at censoring an international festival of documentary cinema.
  • You strain to make this out through a thicket of orange loops that give a subtle texture and an unsubtle effervescence to the canvas, which looks ready to bounce off the wall.
  • Dr Phillips is not on trial for being an old fashioned doctor or for being a brusque doctor or an insensitive and rough doctor, for being an incommunicative doctor, for being an unsubtle doctor or even for being an incompetent doctor.
  • They give us the broadest, roughest, most unsubtle guides imaginable.
  • The unsubtle characterisation is another problem - we know that the pub owner is a bully, because he is described with that word at almost every appearance. March Books 6) Pomegranate Soup, by Marsha Mehran
  • The bed of green leaves were drenched in an unsubtle, highly acidic balsamic that made them uneatable.
  • They are unsubtle gifts bought for lazy loved ones by nagging loved ones. Times, Sunday Times
  • He won't be so unsubtle as to charge my desk tomorrow morning shouting, `Out into the cold, cold snow. SOMEBODY
  • John Herbison: Constantin, I have said, in pointedly unsubtle language, that Clarence Thomas was unqualified to succeed Thurgood Marshall and that, when his confirmation was at risk, he played the race card in a particularly ugly manner. The Volokh Conspiracy » Miguel Estrada Writes in Support of Elena Kagan’s Confirmation
  • Over at NPR, I have a guided tour of Russian hors d’oeuvres, called zakuski, each as unsubtle, garlicky and brined as you should expect from my husband’s pickled-crazed people. mighty russian morsels | smitten kitchen
  • Sometimes unsubtle, though also often very clever in their insidious subtleties, they voice the frustration many people have with mainstream politics.
  • Uninspiring design, unsubtle lighting, naive storytelling and an unsophisticated and thumping ‘score’ detract terribly from the performances.
  • However, it will take discipline and imagination, as well as some pretty crude and unsubtle politics.
  • Mambo Italiano has its share of very funny moments, but they are trapped in a production whose drama is unsubtle, obvious, and at times downright insipid.
  • Particularly unsubtle decor for an OB/ GYN 's office, she mused. MINUTES TO BURN
  • While likely futile, the effort to stop showrooming is an understandable if sometimes unsubtle reaction to fears of death by a billion clicks.
  • The novel has a compelling though unsubtle eloquence.
  • They are unsubtle gifts bought for lazy loved ones by nagging loved ones. Times, Sunday Times
  • Heavy-handed and unsubtle, it tends to detract annoyingly from, rather than enhance, changes in mood.
  • They are unsubtle gifts bought for lazy loved ones by nagging loved ones. Times, Sunday Times
  • Springy of the justly curl about that he lapidarian it laudably and that you feoff to get tillable on sin and showily a rube in the monarch is unsubtle. Rational Review
  • Here many of his latter-day adherents do him a disservice, using unsubtle approximations of his logic to produce crude statements about power and language.
  • I checked out the MC6 with vocals, guitar and drums, and was greeted with the characteristic flattering unsubtlety that I've always thought the hallmark of the dbx sound.
  • They almost carry the film through themselves, rising above the overly preachy, unsubtle material.
  • However, his unsubtle, overtly physical techniques of persuasion fail to win them over.
  • The exchanges themselves are unsubtle and bombastic.
  • The vivid but absurd image dissolved immediately as sensitive but unsubtle Stefano expressed his open disapproval. MURKY SHALLOWS
  • Love spells are on the whole rather unsubtle, heavy handed pieces of work and they're usually born out of desperation.
  • Honest and heartfelt though these sentiments may be, this sort of unsubtle, soapbox writing has no place in a work purporting to be serious literature.
  • This was popular among younger contributors, and was clean fun, though it may sound rather unsubtle to our older ears.
  • The flavours are narrow and insistent, unsubtle and repetitive.
  • From Woolamaloo (not to be confused with the Sydney Surburb with a similar name), comes a few megabytes of extremely unsubtle double entendre.
  • Springy of the justly curl about that he lapidarian it laudably and that you feoff to get tillable on sin and showily a rube in the monarch is unsubtle. Rational Review
  • The sparse dialogue is as mind-numbingly declamatory and unsubtle as political oratory or operatic aria.
  • It started as a kind of allergy to the ways of their political elders, expressed at first in hard and unsubtle language.
  • Men are pathetically unsubtle, aren't they?
  • Mighty Times has its moments, but the too-clever-by-half style unsubtle style overwhelms and bludgeons its strong subject matter.
  • But right now, it's still stupid, having converted barely a percentage point of the mass of the solar system -- it's a mere Magellanic Cloud civilization, infantile and unsubtle and still perilously close to its carbon-chemistry roots. Asimov's Science Fiction
  • They both groaned at the thought of Adele's unsubtle probing of boyfriends she considered unsuitable. JUST BETWEEN US
  • The latter included a vast array outlining the horrors of both Japanese and American imperialism, with remarkably blunt and unsubtle titles.

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