unornamented

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ADJECTIVE
  1. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
    a plain hair style
    functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete
    unembellished white walls
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How To Use unornamented In A Sentence

  • It relies on composition, using largely unornamented surfaces, with small incidents of ornament, or at times a small-scale over-all pattern.
  • It stands on a low and unornamented polished granite plinth in the centre of a small square of bluestone which sits flush with the surrounding turf.
  • With the exception of some Warholian meanderings of the camera, the scene is shot in the unornamented style of direct cinema (another movement concerned with an authentic, unmediated art).
  • In this film Buñuel abandons his customary surrealism for a subdued, unornamented style.
  • In transverse section both inner and outer layers are present although the surface usually appears unornamented.
  • It's all most beautifully arranged, but in a manner ferociously determined to leave no surface unornamented. Times, Sunday Times
  • When examined using scanning electron microscopy, almost all of the charred material consists of secondary tissue composed of unornamented, elongate cells with exceptionally thick radial walls, arranged in irregular rows.
  • The bleakness of Young's After the Gold Rush and Cohen's Bird on a Wire are amplified by her precise enunciation and unornamented piano accompaniment.
  • Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, Lloyd Wright and Neutra created sleek, unornamented homes that redefined residential living.
  • Traditional types and spaces: tenement blocks, streets and squares were to be reinterpreted in austere, unornamented buildings which, some thought, would acquire gentler qualities under the influences of use and time.
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