Definitions

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  • adjective Plain, unadorned, or simple.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking embellishment or ornamentation

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Examples

  • Bram's taste isn't for the obvious, and the images he's curated rarely display traditionally seductive or eye-catching gimmickry; landscapes are drably colored, ordinary people are shown in unembellished states of ordinariness.

    Larissa Archer: No Gimmicks at Fraction Magazine Group Show

  • Bram's taste isn't for the obvious, and the images he's curated rarely display traditionally seductive or eye-catching gimmickry; landscapes are drably colored, ordinary people are shown in unembellished states of ordinariness.

    Larissa Archer: No Gimmicks at Fraction Magazine Group Show

  • Moe, for example, in his amateur naivete, believes that simply bringing the simple, unvarnished, unembellished “facts” to his audience is enough.

    The WaPo discovers that there are Alabama Democrats. | RedState

  • Bram's taste isn't for the obvious, and the images he's curated rarely display traditionally seductive or eye-catching gimmickry; landscapes are drably colored, ordinary people are shown in unembellished states of ordinariness.

    Larissa Archer: No Gimmicks at Fraction Magazine Group Show

  • Yesterday, I took a sheet of favored stationery -- crisp, white, unembellished -- and wrote to him to tell him how I feel.

    A Thoughtful Note: How Much Is It Worth?

  • To the extent that he subjectively identifies himself with that group, his death will have meaning for him even if it is unembellished with any ‘individualized’ legitimations.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • To the extent that he subjectively identifies himself with that group, his death will have meaning for him even if it is unembellished with any ‘individualized’ legitimations.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • To the extent that he subjectively identifies himself with that group, his death will have meaning for him even if it is unembellished with any ‘individualized’ legitimations.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • To the extent that he subjectively identifies himself with that group, his death will have meaning for him even if it is unembellished with any ‘individualized’ legitimations.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • A great architect like Ludwig Mies van der Rohe could, in something like the Seagram Building, reduce the design to a simple, virtually unembellished shaft and still elicit from it a poetry all its own.

    Heights of Fancy

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