unornamented

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ ornamented

Adjective[edit]

unornamented (not comparable)

  1. Not ornamented; without ornament.
    • William Morris
      Well, I lay it down, first, that a book quite unornamented can look actually and positively beautiful, and not merely un-ugly, if it be, so to say, architecturally good, which, by the by, need not add much to its price []
    • 1988 April 29, Cerinda Survant, “The Invisible Dancer”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      The many repetitions of unornamented locomotor movement describing great diagonals do eventually wear.

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