Definitions for adornment
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word adornment.
a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
A decoration; that which adorns.
The draperies did little to keep out the light; rather, they were mainly there as adornment for the windows.
The act of decorating.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Ornament; embellishment; elegance.
Etymology: from adorn.
Which attribute was not given to the earth, while it was confused; nor to the heavens, before they had motion and adornment. Walter Raleigh, History of the World.
She held the very garment of Posthumus in more respect than my noble and natural person, together with the adornment of my qualities. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
An adornment is generally an accessory or ornament worn to enhance the beauty or status of the wearer. They are often worn to embellish, enhance, or distinguish the wearer, and to define cultural, social, or religious status within a specific community. When worn to show economic status, the items are often either rare or prohibitively expensive to others. Adornments are usually colourful, and worn to attract attention. They have a long history, around the world, from feathers or bone, to modern accessories, such as jewellery. Items of adornment are also used by warriors, and by other members of the military to show rank or achievement.
Adornment refers to the act of decorating or adding beauty to something or someone, often through accessories, embellishments, or ornamentation. This can relate to personal attire, interior design, art, architecture, and more. It involves enhancing the aesthetic appeal to make it more attractive or pleasing to the eye.
Adornment refers to the act or process of making something or someone more attractive or appealing, typically through decoration or embellishment. It can involve adding accessories, ornaments, jewellery or other decorative elements. This term can apply to both personal appearance as well as to other objects such as buildings, rooms, or pieces of art.
an adorning; an ornament; a decoration
Etymology: [Cf. OF. adornement. See Adorn.]
The numerical value of adornment in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of adornment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
Inner beauty is what encourages you to imagine building a life with someone. While outer beauty is the sweet adornment of such imagination..
Wealth and children are the adornment of life.
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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- декорация, украса, украсяване, кичене, украшениеBulgarian
- adorno, decoraciónSpanish
- dísz, dekorációHungarian
- adornamento, adornoPortuguese
- trang sứcVietnamese
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