un·​dec·​o·​rat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈde-kə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce undecorated (audio) \

Definition of undecorated

: having no decorations or ornaments : not decorated an undecorated room/building undecorated pottery also : plain, simple, unadorned undecorated facts the undecorated truth

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What is Beaux-Arts but the abhorrence of undecorated surfaces, right? Douglas Brenner, House Beautiful, "Designer Annie Brahler on Decorating a Landmark Victorian," 1 Apr. 2012 The grotto’s simple stone walls were a startling contrast with the leave-no-surface-undecorated church. Alice Short, latimes.com, "Savoring the multiple personalities of Malta," 8 Apr. 2018 On Tuesday, the 138,000-square-foot building was still very much a work in progress, with rooms looking more like undecorated shells than soon-to-open retail and production spaces. Wesley Case, baltimoresun.com, "Here's a look at what's in the works at Baltimore's Union Collective complex," 13 Mar. 2018 Preston, who sat next to First Lady Melania Trump during the speech, noticed undecorated veterans graves when visiting his grandfather’s grave in the Redding Memorial Park on Veterans Day in 2015. Sarah D. Wire, latimes.com, "Trump names Redding boy as example of patriotism, while criticizing athletes who take a knee," 31 Jan. 2018 No surface is undecorated, no wall unstenciled, no bathroom un-wallpapered—even the Do Not Disturb signs, bowler and boater hats, are so extra. Condé Nast Traveler, "Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Hotels in London," 19 Dec. 2017 Gillibrand’s living room is an undecorated glassy box with dark wood paneling, dominated by a brown leather sectional. Jim Geraghty, National Review, "Vogue Profiles Kirsten Gillibrand, Glowingly," 24 Oct. 2017 The new space was undecorated and unmarked, and there wasn’t much there yet but a couple of laptops. Nicholas Confessore, New York Times, "How to Get Rich in Trump’s Washington," 30 Aug. 2017 Upon seeing the undecorated graves of Union soldiers who died in the battle, the women placed flowers at those headstones as well. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, NOLA.com, "What's the difference in Memorial Day and Veterans Day? Holiday history, traditions and why we celebrate," 29 May 2017

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First Known Use of undecorated

circa 1763, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of undecorated was circa 1763

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English Language Learners Definition of undecorated

: not having decorations

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