Ornamentation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɔːrnəmenˈteɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word ornamentation
Brit.  |ɔːnəmenˈteɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word ornamentation


- the state of being ornamented
- something used to beautify (syn: decoration, ornament)
- the act of adding extraneous decorations to something (syn: embellishment)


A bright ribbon was used for ornamentation.

She wore simple clothing with no ornamentation.

a bronze plate with gold ornamentation

...the architect's streamlined modern style shuns any sort of extraneous ornamentation...

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