un·​or·​na·​ment·​ed ˌən-ˈȯr-nə-ˌmen-təd How to pronounce unornamented (audio)
: having no decorations or ornaments : not ornamented : plain, undecorated
an unornamented style
a building with an unornamented façade

Examples of unornamented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Opt for a neutral color scheme, and choose unornamented styles for cabinet hardware and backsplash tile. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Oct. 2022 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, 3 June 2020 Eventually burial grounds in the United States’ became more basic and unornamented, more removed from people’s daily lives. National Geographic, 15 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1688, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unornamented was in 1688

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Cite this Entry

“Unornamented.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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