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Definition 1: the act of adding extraneous decorations to something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for ornamentation in the sense of this definition

(ornamentation is a kind of ...) the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)

Definition 2: something used to beautify - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ornamentation in the sense of this definition

(ornamentation is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) decoration worn about the neck (fur piece or tight necklace) as an ornament

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a crescent-shaped metal ornament of the Bronze Age

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a Scandinavian style of carved or painted decoration (as on furniture or walls or dinnerware) consisting of floral motifs

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a decoration used as part of the set of a theatrical or movie production

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a decorative arrangement of pieces of metal or glass or pottery that hang together loosely so the wind can cause them to tinkle

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) decoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a showy decoration that is basically valueless

"all the tinsel of self-promotion"

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) an ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a ceramic or mural decoration made by scratching off a surface layer to reveal the ground

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a decorative coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) an ornament on the front of the hood of a car emblematic of the manufacturer

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) an ornamented evergreen used as a Christmas decoration

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) something placed at the center of something else (as on a table)

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) an ornament or utensil made of brass

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a decorative interlacing of ribbons

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) ornamentation with beads

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) an ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) an ornament (such as a knot of ribbon or a rosette) usually worn on the hat

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a decorative or artistic work

"the coach had a design on the doors"

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window

"the cold castle walls were covered with hangings"

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a rude decoration inscribed on rocks or walls

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) any decoration added as a trimming or adornment

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) ornamental objects of no great value

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a decorative arrangement of flowers

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) an ornament at the top of a spire or gable; usually a foliated fleur-de-lis

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) a superfluous ornament

(... is a kind of ornamentation ) something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration

Definition 3: the state of being ornamented - [noun denoting state]

(ornamentation is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

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