unornamented

adjective
un·​or·​na·​ment·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈȯr-nə-ˌmen-təd How to pronounce unornamented (audio) \

Definition of unornamented

: having no decorations or ornaments : not ornamented : plain, undecorated an unornamented style a building with an unornamented façade

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Examples of unornamented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In echoes of his arraignment last month, Jones appeared via Zoom video conference, wearing a dark suit in an unornamented room, for the U.S. District Court in Detroit proceeding. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, "Ex-UAW President Gary Jones pleads guilty in corruption probe, prays for forgiveness," 3 June 2020 Eventually burial grounds in the United States’ became more basic and unornamented, more removed from people’s daily lives. National Geographic, "Garden cemeteries were among America’s first urban parks," 15 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unornamented

1688, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unornamented was in 1688

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“Unornamented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unornamented. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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