un·​em·​bel·​lished | \ ˌən-im-ˈbe-lisht How to pronounce unembellished (audio) \

Definition of unembellished

: lacking embellishment or elaboration (as with decorative elements or fanciful details) : not embellished a plain, unembellished room unembellished facts an unembellished account of their travels

Examples of unembellished in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pearls as business casual might be a stretch, but unembellished statement collars could work for the average workplace. Todd Plummer, WSJ, 16 June 2022 Once again, the prose is as unembellished and direct in impact as her sculptures, and Truitt remained an even-handed witness to her own life, the pleasure of visits from grandchildren running alongside her grief at a friend’s passing. Megan O’grady, The New Yorker, 15 June 2022 The classic unembellished mangoneada is perfection: big scoops of housemade mango sorbet, lightly drizzled with chamoy and chile-lime salt, with half a fresh lime juiced directly over it. New York Times, 6 June 2022 His spring 2022 collection features clothes that are deliberately simple and unembellished, but to a chic degree, thanks to his streamlined knits and soft, fluid tailoring. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 10 Sep. 2021 Legacy and mainstream automakers, desperate to steal sales from Tesla, are mimicking the giant tablet-like screens and unembellished interiors found in every Tesla vehicle. Morgan Korn, ABC News, 11 Apr. 2021 Long lines and unembellished metals make these easy to pair together. Daisy Shaw-ellis, Vogue, 31 Oct. 2020 CharlieBo313’s videos are empty and unembellished, devoid of character and style. Stephen Kearse, The Atlantic, 31 Oct. 2020 The interior is equally short on frippery, with the emphasis on showing material quality through unembellished metal, wood, and leather. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 1 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of unembellished

1630, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jun 2022

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“Unembellished.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unembellished. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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