ornateness
noun see ornate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ornateness — Or*nate ness, n. The quality of being ornate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ornateness — ornate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ elaborately or highly decorated. DERIVATIVES ornately adverb ornateness noun. ORIGIN from Latin ornare adorn …   English terms dictionary

  • ornateness — noun 1. an ornate appearance; being elaborately (even excessively) decorated • Syn: ↑elaborateness • Derivationally related forms: ↑elaborate (for: ↑elaborateness) • Hypernyms: ↑appear …   Useful english dictionary

  • ornateness — See ornately. * * * …   Universalium

  • ornateness — noun the state of being ornate …   Wiktionary

  • ornateness — É”r neɪtnɪs /ɔː n n. garishness, state of being overly decorated; floweriness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ornateness — or·nate·ness …   English syllables

  • grandiloquence — noun high flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation the grandiosity of his prose an excessive ornateness of language • Syn: ↑grandiosity, ↑magniloquence, ↑ornateness, ↑rhetoric • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • grandiosity — noun high flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation the grandiosity of his prose an excessive ornateness of language • Syn: ↑magniloquence, ↑ornateness, ↑grandiloquence, ↑rhetoric • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • magniloquence — noun high flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation the grandiosity of his prose an excessive ornateness of language • Syn: ↑grandiosity, ↑ornateness, ↑grandiloquence, ↑rhetoric • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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