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  • as inelegance
  • as inurbanity

synonyms for ornateness

  • charm
  • delicacy
  • dignity
  • gentility
  • grace
  • grandeur
  • luxury
  • magnificence
  • nobility
  • purity
  • refinement
  • restraint
  • sophistication
  • splendor
  • style
  • breeding
  • class
  • courtliness
  • cultivation
  • culture
  • discernment
  • distinction
  • exquisiteness
  • felicity
  • gracefulness
  • hauteur
  • lushness
  • nicety
  • noblesse
  • polish
  • politeness
  • propriety
  • rhythm
  • sumptuousness
  • symmetry
  • tastefulness
  • good taste
  • poshness

antonyms for ornateness

MOST RELEVANT
  • coarseness
  • crudeness
  • dullness
  • insignificance
  • roughness
  • simplicity
  • inelegance
  • poor taste
  • ugliness
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How to use ornateness in a sentence

The emphasis in these rhetorics on style is the same: ornateness in communication is achieved through using the figures.
A TREATISE OF SCHEMES AND TROPESRICHARD SHERRY
In this group beauty of song is developed many times oftener than is especial ornateness of plumage.
THE MEANING OF EVOLUTIONSAMUEL CHRISTIAN SCHMUCKER
It is a sound policy to avoid the ornateness that frequently accompanies a large and unskillfully planned area.
INDUSTRIAL ARTS DESIGNWILLIAM H. VARNUM
The quality of the belt to which it is attached and the ornateness of the plate itself indicate that it was made for an officer.
AMERICAN MILITARY INSIGNIA 1800-1851J. DUNCAN CAMPBELL AND EDGAR M. HOWELL.
Tristrem repeated, utterly unimpressed by the ornateness of the novelist's remarks.
THE TRUTH ABOUT TRISTREM VARICKEDGAR SALTUS
How could she help wondering at the extravagant, vulgar ornateness of Judd's car?
THE EDDYCLARENCE L. CULLEN
As we should expect, there is a fairly steady movement from simplicity to ornateness.
OLD PICTURE BOOKSALFRED W. POLLARD
His English was a marvel of ignorant ornateness, like his vest and his watch-chain and rings.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
Some of the extra-illuminated books of this period are among the most beautiful printed books ever issued in their ornateness.
THE CENTURY OF COLUMBUSJAMES J. WALSH
Such unforced ornateness is rarely met in the domain of amateur poetry.
WRITINGS IN THE UNITED AMATEUR, 1915-1922HOWARD PHILLIPS LOVECRAFT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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