Share this entry

unadorned Line breaks: un|adorned
Pronunciation: /ʌnəˈdɔːnd/

Definition of unadorned in English:


Not adorned; plain: it was very simple, its walls unadorned the unadorned truth
More example sentences
  • Plums, a bird that he saw in the Discovery channel, a week ago, is now in his home in unadorned and plain wood form.
  • The hilt of the rapier was unadorned, wrapped with plain sharkskin, like so many weapons were that are from seaside towns.
  • The door was plain and unadorned, but its size indicated its importance.
unembellished, unornamented, undecorated, unelaborate, unvarnished, unfurnished, unpatterned, uncluttered, unostentatious, unfussy, no-nonsense, without frills, plain, penny plain, simple, basic, modest, restrained, straightforward;
bare, bald, austere, stark, severe, spartan, ascetic, clinical, clean

Words that rhyme with unadorned

unmourned, unwarned

Definition of unadorned in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Related Words