What does ornamentation mean?

Definitions for ornamentationˌɔr nə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -mən-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ornamentation(noun)

    the state of being ornamented

  2. decoration, ornament, ornamentation(noun)

    something used to beautify

  3. ornamentation, embellishment(noun)

    the act of adding extraneous decorations to something


  1. Ornamentation(n.)

    The ornaments embellishing an object, collectively; as, each room of the palace had a strikingly different ornamentation.


  1. ornamentation(Noun)

    Decoration, adornment or embellishment.

  2. ornamentation(Noun)

    The act or process of decorating etc.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornamentation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornamentation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lindsay Zanno:

    It has really pronounced ornamentation on the skull, it has all these pits and grooves.

  2. Grayson Kirk:

    The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. This is the basic architecture of a life the rest is ornamentation and decoration of the structure.

  3. Evan Saitta:

    Males typically invest more into their ornamentation than do females, so the larger wide plates were likely from males, the broad, thin structure of the plates and their positioning on the back of the animal suggests that they were used in sexual display, analogous to the tail of a peacock. The broad, wide plates likely made a continuous display surface along the animal's back to attract mates, like a billboard.

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