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Meaning of ORNAMENTATION

Pronunciation:  `ornumen'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of adding extraneous decorations to something
  2. [n]  something used to beautify
  3. [n]  the state of being ornamented
 

ORNAMENTATION is a 13 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: decoration, embellishment, ornament
 
 See Also: adornment, arabesque, architectural ornament, artefact, artifact, beading, beadwork, boss, bow, brass, centerpiece, centrepiece, Christmas tree, cockade, decor, decoration, design, embellishment, encrustation, figure, fin, finial, flower arrangement, gargoyle, garnish, graffiti, graffito, hanging, hood ornament, incrustation, inlay, interior decoration, knob, lunula, molding, moulding, nailhead, necklet, pattern, pommel, rivet, rosemaling, set decoration, sgraffito, spiral, sprig, state, stud, tail fin, tailfin, tinsel, tracery, volute, wall hanging

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Or`na*men*ta"tion\, n.
1. The act or art of ornamenting, or the state of being
   ornamented.

2. That which ornaments; ornament. --C. Kingsley.

 

 

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