noun adorn·ment \-mənt\

: the act or process of making someone or something attractive by decorating : the act or process of adorning someone or something

: something added to make a person or thing more attractive

Full Definition of ADORNMENT

:  the action of adorning :  the state of being adorned
:  something that adorns

Examples of ADORNMENT

  1. the adornment of the walls with her paintings
  2. Her room doesn't have any unnecessary adornments.
  3. The entrance to the building has little adornment.

First Known Use of ADORNMENT

14th century


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