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or·nate

 (ôr-nāt′)
adj.
1. Elaborately, heavily, and often excessively ornamented.
2. Elaborate or showy, as in style: ornate rhetoric.

[Middle English, from Latin ōrnātus, past participle of ōrnāre, to embellish; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]

or·nate′ly adv.
or·nate′ness n.

ornate

(ɔːˈneɪt)
adj
1. heavily or elaborately decorated
2. (of style in writing) overembellished; flowery
[C15: from Latin ornāre to decorate]
orˈnately adv
orˈnateness n

or•nate

(ɔrˈneɪt)

adj.
1. elaborately adorned, often excessively or showily so.
2. rhetorically florid: ornate writing.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin ornātus well-equipped]
or•nate′ly, adv.
or•nate′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ornate - marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details; "a flowery speech"; "ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton
rhetorical - given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery"

ornate

ornate

adjective
Elaborately and heavily ornamented:
Translations
مُنَمَّق، كثير الزُّخْرُفَه
íburîarmikill
įmantrumaspuošniaipuošnumaspuošnus
bagātīgi rotāts, krāšņs
vyzdobený
süslü püslü

ornate

[ɔːˈneɪt] ADJ [decor] → ornamentado; [building, ceiling, vase, architectural style] → ornamentado, ricamente decorado; [written style, language] → florido, recargado (pej)
the room is too ornate for my tastela habitación está demasiado recargada para mi gusto

ornate

[ɔːrˈneɪt] adjtrès orné(e)

ornate

adjkunstvoll; (of larger objects)prunkvoll; decorationaufwendig, aufwändig; musicornamentreich; descriptionreich ausgeschmückt, umständlich (pej); language, styleumständlich (pej), → überladen (pej), → reich

ornate

[ɔːˈneɪt] adj (decor) → ricco/a; (style in writing) → ornato/a

ornate

(oːˈneit) adjective
with a lot of ornament. an ornate doorway.
orˈnately adverb
orˈnateness noun
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