What is the opposite of grandiose?

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Opposite of impressive and imposing in appearance or style, especially pretentiously so
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Opposite of conceived on a very grand or ambitious scale
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Opposite of involving the use of exaggerated or flowery writing or language
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Opposite of soft and shaggy
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Opposite of of great size
“He carried his coins in a small leather pouch in his pocket.”
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Opposite of ambitious or difficult to achieve
“Tom has set himself the achievable goal of earning a black belt in karate within five years.”
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Opposite of expressed in terms intended to persuade or impress
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Opposite of showy in speech, language or writing
“He liked using simple words to ensure that he could be easily understood.”
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Opposite of speaking pompously, especially using deliberately long or esoteric words
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Opposite of more than is necessary, normal, or desirable
“We only ate a moderate amount of food at the party.”
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Opposite of very unusual or remarkable
“His speech had nothing more to offer than the usual bromides about how everyone needs to work together.”
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Opposite of difficult to believe or unlikely to happen
“Good writers have an eye and an ear for a lively and believable anecdote that can make their points both memorable and compact.”
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Opposite of very fine in quality and comfortable
“I was unable to justify the cost of the suit, which was made from cheap fabric.”
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(of a lifestyle) Opposite of luxurious and extravagant in nature
“He lost all of his money gambling and lived an abstemious life thereafter.”
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Opposite of characterized by a pompous air of infallibility
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Opposite of majestic
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