Definitions of ornateness
  1. noun
    an ornate appearance; being elaborately (even excessively) decorated
    synonyms: elaborateness
    see moresee less
    flamboyance, floridity, floridness, showiness
    extravagant elaborateness
    unnecessary elaborateness in details
    type of:
    appearance, visual aspect
    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  2. noun
    high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    “an excessive ornateness of language”
    synonyms: grandiloquence, grandiosity, magniloquence, rhetoric
    see moresee less
    a display of ornamental speech or language
    blah, bombast, claptrap, fustian, rant
    pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    type of:
    expressive style, style
    a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Word Family