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Not adorned; plain.
unembellished, unornamented, undecorated, unelaborate, unvarnished, unfurnished, unpatterned, uncluttered, unostentatious, unfussy, no-nonsense, without frills, plain, penny plain, simple, basic, modest, restrained, straightforwardbare, bald, austere, stark, severe, spartan, ascetic, clinical, cleanno-frillsView synonyms
- ‘I like the modesty and relatively unadorned character of her presentation.’
- ‘If I try making recipes more complicated than a simple roast beef or unadorned pasta, he usually doesn't like them.’
- ‘The hilt of the rapier was unadorned, wrapped with plain sharkskin, like so many weapons were that are from seaside towns.’
- ‘We are hardly used to being told the unadorned truth.’
- ‘The door was plain and unadorned, but its size indicated its importance.’
- ‘Its plain blued barrel is unadorned except for a fluorescent orange front bead.’
- ‘The building was very plain and unadorned, but she could tell by the smell alone that it was very expensive.’
- ‘Its quality of the plain and unadorned could rake the form of words only as in the various text altarpieces illustrated here.’
- ‘So, naturally, humanist funerals tend to be simple and unadorned, stripped of any ritualistic trappings.’
- ‘We do not expect him to portray the world creatively, but to tell us the unadorned truth about things as they really are.’
- ‘Plums, a bird that he saw in the Discovery channel, a week ago, is now in his home in unadorned and plain wood form.’
- ‘It's a good performance, light and simple, unadorned like the film itself.’
- ‘This is acting of the purest and most unostentatious kind, unadorned by self-pity or visible virtuosity.’
- ‘At the same time, the rich and ornamental pews set up by the status-conscious clergy were to be removed and replaced by plain, unadorned ones.’
- ‘However, the simple and unadorned style has a homely taste.’
- ‘At first listen, all the songs are fragile things, built from simple acoustic instruments and unadorned arrangements.’
- ‘Clifton is a seeker who speaks in the unadorned tongue of truth - telling.’
- ‘Instead, the corridor was unadorned, though spotlessly clean, the wood walls shining as if polished.’
- ‘The typical two-slice serving of plain, unadorned cheese pizza packs about a half a day's worth of saturated fat.’
- ‘Flores invited us into an unadorned, simple, rectangular wood structure.’
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