Synonyms for adorned

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-dawrn
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdɔrn

Définition of adorned

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to decorate, embellish," also "be an ornament to," from Old French aorner "to order, arrange, dispose, equip; adorn," from Latin adornare "equip, provide, embellish," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + ornare "prepare, furnish, adorn, fit out," from stem of ordo "order" (see order (n.)). The -d- was reinserted by French scribes 14c., in English from late 15c. Related: Adorned; adorning.
  • adj trimmed
Example sentences :
  • It was built of gold and silver, and adorned with pearls and precious stones.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • Suddenly the whole face of it was adorned with a verdant, undulating robe.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • The Gallic chieftains were adorned with gold necklaces, bracelets, and rings.
  • Extract from : « Introductory American History » by Henry Eldridge Bourne
  • All along the walls were numerous prayer-barrels, adorned with ribbons.
  • Extract from : « The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ » by Nicolas Notovitch
  • The stem is equal, stuffed, adorned often with pits of a darker color.
  • Extract from : « The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise » by M. E. Hard
  • They were Philip's royalties, with which he adorned himself when he sat in state.
  • Extract from : « King Philip » by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • So we cleaned and adorned ourselves and groped our way to the Rococo.
  • Extract from : « Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 25, 1914 » by Various
  • The portals to this portion of the palace were also adorned with human-headed bulls.
  • Extract from : « Architecture » by Thomas Roger Smith
  • The walls should be adorned with a few appropriate and beautiful pictures.
  • Extract from : « Rural Life and the Rural School » by Joseph Kennedy
  • It is of the usual variety, covered with tinsel and adorned with glass balls.
  • Extract from : « War Letters of a Public-School Boy » by Paul Jones.

Antonyms for adorned

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