What does adornment mean?

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əˈdɔrn məntadorn·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adornmentnoun

    a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness

  2. adornmentnoun

    the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting


  1. adornmentnoun

    A decoration; that which adorns.

    The draperies did little to keep out the light; rather, they were mainly there as adornment for the windows.

  2. adornmentnoun

    The act of decorating.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adornmentnoun

    an adorning; an ornament; a decoration

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. adornement. See Adorn.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adornment in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adornment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of adornment in a Sentence

  1. The wise Pharoah Moe:

    Inner beauty is what encourages you to imagine building a life with someone. While outer beauty is the sweet adornment of such imagination..

  2. Merry Browne:

    The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.

  3. Koran:

    Wealth and children are the adornment of life.

  4. Tibetan Doctrine:

    The greatest wealth consisteth in being charitable, And the greatest happiness in having tranquility of mind. Experience is the most beautiful adornment And the best comrade is one that hath no desire.

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