Synonyms for adornment
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uh-dawrn-muh nt|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈdɔrn mənt|
Top 10 synonyms for adornment Other synonyms for the word adornment
Définition of adornmentOrigin :
- late 14c., "act of adorning;" also "a thing which adorns;" from Old French aornement "ornament, decoration," from aorner (see adorn).
- noun decorating, enhancing
- noun a decoration
- Originally, clothes were only worn for adornment or for protection against the cold.
- Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
- I had brought rich materials, jewels and flowers for Rose's adornment.
- Extract from : « The Choice of Life » by Georgette Leblanc
- "One thing more for your adornment and you'll be ready," promised Miss Smith.
- Extract from : « From Place to Place » by Irvin S. Cobb
- It had gone to Constantinople, he said, for the adornment of the favorite sultana.
- Extract from : « Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15) » by Charles Morris
- Here, as in the adornment of the palace, the most splendid lavishness had been employed.
- Extract from : « The Coming Conquest of England » by August Niemann
- The fire was the only adornment; all else was cheap, and some of it was tawdry.
- Extract from : « Other Main-Travelled Roads » by Hamlin Garland
- The wearer had earned his adornment with the work of his hands.
- Extract from : « Manasseh » by Maurus Jokai
- The old simplicity had given way to elegance and luxury of adornment.
- Extract from : « Albert Gallatin » by John Austin Stevens
- A bunch of violets seemed more appropriate for her adornment.
- Extract from : « The Girl Scouts' Good Turn » by Edith Lavell
- You already carry a red cross: let that be your only adornment.
- Extract from : « Romola » by George Eliot
Antonyms for adornment
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