ornamentation

noun or·na·men·ta·tion \ ˌȯr-nə-mən-ˈtā-shən , -ˌmen- \

Definition of ornamentation

1 :something that ornaments :embellishment
2 :the act or process of ornamenting :the state of being ornamented

Examples of ornamentation in a Sentence

  1. A bright ribbon was used for ornamentation.

  2. a ballroom with elaborate ornamentation

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First Known Use of ornamentation

1706


ORNAMENTATION Defined for English Language Learners

ornamentation

noun

Definition of ornamentation for English Language Learners

  • : something that is added to make something else more attractive


ORNAMENTATION Defined for Kids

ornamentation

noun or·na·men·ta·tion \ ˌȯr-nə-mən-ˈtā-shən \

Definition of ornamentation for Students

1 :the act or process of decorating :the state of being decorated
2 :something that adds beauty


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