Synonyms for adornment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-dawrn-muh nt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdɔrn mənt

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Définition of adornment

Origin :
  • 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
Example sentences :
  • 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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