noun see elaborate I

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  • elaborateness — elaborate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ involving many carefully arranged parts; detailed and complicated. ► VERB 1) develop or present in detail. 2) (elaborate on) add more detail to (something already said). DERIVATIVES elaborately adverb elaborateness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Elaborateness — Elaborate E*lab o*rate, a. [L. elaboratus, p. p. of elaborare to work out; e out + laborare to labor, labor labor. See {Labor}.] Wrought with labor; finished with great care; studied; executed with exactness or painstaking; as, an elaborate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elaborateness — See elaborately. * * * …   Universalium

  • elaborateness — noun a) The state of being elaborate b) Something elaborate …   Wiktionary

  • elaborateness — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian splendor, arabesque, baroque, baroqueness, brilliance, chinoiserie, elegance, fanciness, fineness, flamboyance, floridity, floridness, floweriness, glory, gorgeousness, grandeur, grandiosity, grandness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • elaborateness — e lab·o·rate·ness || nɪs n. quality of being intricately detailed, quality of being complicated; state of being worked out in great detail …   English contemporary dictionary

  • elaborateness — elab·o·rate·ness …   English syllables

  • elaborateness — See: elaborate …   English dictionary

  • elaborateness — noun 1. marked by elaborately complex detail • Syn: ↑elaboration, ↑intricacy, ↑involution • Derivationally related forms: ↑elaborate (for: ↑elaboration), ↑elaborate …   Useful english dictionary

  • austerity — [n1] severity acerbity, asperity, astringence, coldness, exactingness, exactness, formality, formalness, gravity, grimness, hardness, harshness, inclemency, inflexibility, obduracy, rigidity, rigor, seriousness, solemnity, sternness, stiffness,… …   New thesaurus

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