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Definition of "ornateness" [or•nate•ness]

  • The state of being ornate (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ornateness" in a sentence
  • "And his kind of ornateness and indirection told me that he really was still uncomfortable about it."
  • "Hmph. I not only sneer at the ornateness of the furniture, I sneer at the people who purchase such trash, and in fact, it is so distasteful, I regret I must extend that sneer to include the entire nation."
  • "And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity."