The difficulties in the way of successful invasion are of course not understated, as it was the object of the writer to exalt the prowess and perseverance of the faithful.
Everything was perfect, yet understated.
And throughout the crucifixion narratives, though the suffering is quietly understated, it is equally clear.
It's an understated, slow-paced ballad with a pleasant melody, and some lovely acoustic guitar refrains.
Natural or Understated: On the other end of the runway spectrum, eye makeup sometimes gets underplayed in order to emphasize another facial feature, such as the lips or cheeks, or to reflect a more natural makeup theme.