un·​clut·​tered | \ ˌən-ˈklə-tərd How to pronounce uncluttered (audio) \

Definition of uncluttered

: not cluttered an uncluttered desk

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Examples of uncluttered in a Sentence

Her desk is always neat and uncluttered. I work better with an uncluttered desk.

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Theirs is a country of sumptuous temples and uncluttered beaches, elephants and verdant tea plantations. Robert Draper, National Geographic, "Sri Lanka’s latest violence underscores the need for national healing," 22 Apr. 2019 Turns out the sprawling surface of the table, uncluttered with reloading equipment, gun vise and the like as the workbenches lining the shop walls are, also provided a nice place for the annual sorting of the tackle. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, "Tackling the fishing tackle is a project you can really get hooked on," 19 June 2019 In this uncluttered space, that’s John Powers’ job. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Slainté! Sanfording at The Sullivan is trad and true ... and pretty tasty," 4 June 2019 Minimalism for me is about keeping a space simple, uncluttered and accentuating the attractive architectural features of a space. Samantha Myers | Dering Hall, ELLE Decor, "Everything You Need to Know About Minimalist Design," 17 May 2019 The overall effect gives the Terrain an open and uncluttered feel, which is a welcome change of pace from manufacturers that cram buttons into every last nook and cranny. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "Review: GMC Terrain gives you the ride you want—at a price," 23 Dec. 2018 Just a presumably first-rate, uncluttered, purely dramatic interpretation of a timeless, bona-fide classic, complete and unabridged. John Anderson, WSJ, "‘Les Misérables’ Review: No One Hears the People Sing," 11 Apr. 2019 There's a simple touch interface for radio, phone, and GPS, and the interface is clean and uncluttered. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "Review: GMC Terrain gives you the ride you want—at a price," 23 Dec. 2018 And having a quiet and uncluttered room counts for something as well. Christopher Elliott, The Seattle Times, "‘Like sleeping on a bed of nails’: What to do when hotel-mattress hype doesn’t match reality," 30 July 2018

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First Known Use of uncluttered

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncluttered was in 1886

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English Language Learners Definition of uncluttered

: not filled or covered with unnecessary things : not cluttered

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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