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Definition of Ornament


  1. That which embellishes or adorns; that which adds grace or beauty; embellishment; decoration; adornment.
  2. To adorn; to deck; to embellish; to beautify; as, to ornament a room, or a city.

Ornament Quotations

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
Mahatma Gandhi

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.

Of course, it does depend on the people, but sometimes I'm invited places to kind of brighten up a dinner table like a musician who'll play the piano after dinner, and I know you're not really invited for yourself. You're just an ornament.
Marilyn Monroe

Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Ornament Translations

ornament in Afrikaans is sieraad
ornament in Danish is dekoration
ornament in Dutch is versieren
ornament in German is Verzierung, Zierde
ornament in Italian is ornamento
ornament in Latin is ornatus
ornament in Spanish is alhaja, ornamento
ornament in Swedish is prydnad, smycke, sira, dekoration

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