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  • adj. Not possessing decorations.

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  • adj. not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction


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  • It is typically an 800 sq.ft. (or smaller) apartment that is usually in varying states of disrepair, undecorated, starkly furnished with a cheap, rock-hard “mattress,” and a 2-range countertop propane gas stove and a mini-refrigerator for a kitchen.

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  • It set out to be everything that modernist design, which had aimed for undecorated honesty in form and structure, was not.

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  • Which part of the country do you live in that allows its stores to be undecorated until November 15th?

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  • Mound the cream on top, sprinkle it with candied ginger and it will look even more elegant than an undecorated pie.

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  • Instead, according to these principles, they now give your living room a certain undecorated panache; they are expressive of a moment, a private history.

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  • The fantasy of the undecorated house is Tuesday morning as it is actually lived, not as we would like other people to imagine it; it is the idea of energy, of chaos, of motion, of mess well, mess within very circumscribed and aesthetically pleasing limits: children lying in a pile of books, artfully unmade beds, one piece of clothing strewn across a couch.

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  • Gazing at their done-over barns and railroad apartments in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, one gets the definite sense that their "undecorated" spaces are a bit more decorated than our own undecorated spaces, and one secretly suspects that one's own life may not yield up the time to stumble across handpainted Chinoiserie wallpaper by the storied French firm de Gournay or antique Etruscan pottery brought back from a trip to Beirut.

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  • This makes it a lot easier to spot the focused window, if you have several terminals open at the same time — particularly with undecorated windows.

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  • Cold undecorated stone kept me company on the trip down.


  • I am proud of my twenty years, undecorated as they may be.

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