ornamentation ornamentation  /ˌɔr nə mɛn ˈteɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being ornamented
  2. (n) something used to beautify
  3. (n) the act of adding extraneous decorations to something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Black was not a color worn during the day, and clothes were intended to be objects of ornamentation.
  2. The exterior ornamentation of the domed, 180-ft.
  3. Elaborate ornamentation of chrome and multiple colors will be discarded.

News

  • Princess Beatrice Unveils Another Giant, Confusing Hat At Royal Outing

    Princess Beatrice has a reputation for showing up to royal events in giant hats with odd corners and ornamentation, and the 24-year-old who is fifth in line to the throne didn’t disappoint at a recent royal event. She showed up to an outing at Royal Ascot along with her sister Eugenie and some other royals... Read more » Princess Beatrice Unveils Another Giant, Confusing Hat At Royal Outing is a ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. Wang said in her notes to the audience: "Ornamentation this season, in true Roman style, is restrained and restricted to bibs of colourful, engineered stones and metal bouillon artfully cut into collars, necklaces and ornaments of leaves and flowers...
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Vera Wang Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I am not a minimalist designer," De la Renta explained. "I'm about ornamentation. I love clothes, and I love beauty. My most important role as a designer is to make a woman look her best." "But it's not an obsession for me. I'm...
    on Mar 27, 2010 By: Oscar de la Renta Source: National Post

Word of the Day
anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /