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Definition of "unornamental" [unornamental]

  • Not ornamental.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "unornamental" in a sentence
  • "Amending Shakespeare, he gave Sam and the others a crash course in mineralogy, pointing out that “nothing that glitters is gold . . . gold in its native state is dull, unornamental stuff, and that only low-born metals excite the admiration of the ignorant with an ostentatious glitter.”"
  • "I myself grew up in Indianapolis, where common speech sounds like a band saw cutting galvanized tin, and employs a vocabulary as unornamental as a monkey wrench."
  • "It is utterly slovenly-looking, and unornamental, abounds in slouching bar-room-looking characters, and looks a place of low, mean lives."