adjective Date: 1633 not adorned ; lacking embellishment or decoration ; plain, simple

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • unadorned — (adj.) 1630s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of ADORN (Cf. adorn) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unadorned — [adj] plain, simple austere, bare, basic, modest, stark, stripped down, undecorated, unembellished; concepts 485,589 …   New thesaurus

  • unadorned — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

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  • unadorned — un|a|dorned [ˌʌnəˈdo:nd US ˈdo:rnd] adj written without unnecessary or special features or decorations ▪ They liked their churches to be unadorned …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unadorned — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unadorned — adjective Having no additional decoration or embellishment; plain and simple …   Wiktionary

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  • unadorned — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. bare, severe, austere, unornamented, plain, simple; naked, blank; terse, trenchant. See simpleness. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. unembellished, undecorated, bare, bald, stark. see plain III… …   English dictionary for students

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