Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not garnished or furnished; unadorned; not properly provided or equipped.
- adj. Not garnished.
- un- + garnished (Wiktionary)
“Young Dick learned death — not the ordered, decent death of civilization, wherein doctors and nurses and hypodermics ease the stricken one into the darkness, and ceremony and function and flowers and undertaking institutions conspire to give a happy leave-taking and send-off to the departing shade, but sudden death, primitive death, ugly and ungarnished, like the death of a steer in the shambles or a fat swine stuck in the jugular.”
“I'm just eating some warm, ungarnished, biscuit pudding; and you're absolutely right, it is first-rate comfort food!”
““How come the Baroness kept her money ungarnished through the Third Reich?””
“CHETRY: And that's Rob's ungarnished of the Yankees.”
“But not many months thereafter we heard that he also had departed, leaving it ungarnished of men; and we deem that the cause thereof is that something uncouth is seen and heard therein, which folk may not endure.”
“Mr Dombey ordered the furniture to be covered up — perhaps to preserve it for the son with whom his plans were all associated — and the rooms to be ungarnished, saving such as he retained for himself on the ground floor.”
“We have learned that pestilences will only take up their abode among those who have prepared unswept and ungarnished residences for them.”
“Dinner is a simple, ungarnished brown rice risotto with salad.”
“Dinner is a simple, ungarnished Brown Rice Risotto with salad.”
“The first time you sit down and listen to Barack Obama, you get to witness a rare thing and see a politician who has an ear for eloquence and a tongue for ungarnished truth.”
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