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decorations

[ dek-uh-rey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF decorations

Synonyms for decorations

  • ornament
  • adornment
  • designing
  • elaboration
  • enhancement
  • enrichment
  • flounce
  • flourish
  • frill
  • furbelow
  • garnish
  • illumination
  • improvement
  • ornamentation
  • spangle
  • trimming
  • beautifying
  • bedecking
  • bedizenment
  • festooning
  • garnishing
  • redecorating
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Antonyms for decorations

  • decrease
  • plainness
  • eyesore
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECORATIONS

He may have seen twenty engagements, and be covered with decorations and medals.

Cars, costumes, banners and decorations were all designed by this imp of ten.

And nothing could have been more rudimentary than its decorations.

Certainly the decorations are on account of me coming downstairs.

Let us rank it, therefore, with the Medjidi decorations and pass on.

Of all his decorations he clung only to the little red rosette of the Legion of Honor.

The yard, which had been so attractive, was shorn of its decorations.

In some of these churches the decorations are chiefly in mosaic, and are extremely striking.

The stage was the bright spot, due to the decorations of flags, banners and bunting.

It does not owe its decorations to the hand of the architect.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "action of decorating, beautification," from Late Latin decorationem (nominative decoratio), noun of action from past participle stem of decorare (see decorate). Meaning "that which decorates" is from 1670s. As "a badge or medal worn as a mark of honor," it is attested from 1816 (often in plural, decorations).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DECORATIONS

accessories

nounappurtenances
  • additions
  • adornments
  • attachments
  • bells and whistles
  • decorations
  • doodads
  • embellishments
  • extras
  • frills
  • ornaments
  • trimmings
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