Definition of Decorativeness

1. Noun. An appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive.

Generic synonyms: Appearance, Visual Aspect
Specialized synonyms: Coating, Finish, Finishing
Derivative terms: Decorative



Definition of Decorativeness

1. Noun. The condition of being decorative ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decorativeness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Decorativeness

deconvolves
deconvolving
decoquinate
decor
decorable
decorament
decoraments
decorate
decorated
decorates
decorating
decoration
decorations
decorative
decoratively
decorativeness (current term)
decoratives
decorator
decorators
decore
decorement
decorements
decorin
decorous
decorously
decorousness
decorousnesses
decorrelate
decorrelated
decorrelates

Literary usage of Decorativeness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Singing of the Future by David Thomas Ffrangcon- Davies (1905)
"decorativeness versus verisimilitude.—Two prime donne and slavery.—Sims Reeves and Jean de Reszke.—Tone and character again.—Universal tone. ..."

2. Literary Statesmen, and Others by Norman Hapgood (1897)
"mirable rhetoric; to regret their imperfect feeling for decorativeness is to miss ... "Sapient skill," the contrast of "decorativeness " with "delightful ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Architectonic decorativeness is found nowhere. Extreme simplicity characterizes the exterior walls. According as necessity dictated, aesthetic effect being ..."

4. The Bookman (1910)
"... decorativeness, or the sense of greatness. Jouett was perhaps the best of them. He was a Kentuckian who had studied under Stuart in Boston and he was ..."

5. The Connoisseur by Bonnell Thornton, George Colman, Mr Town, George Lyttelton Lyttelton (1902)
"The painted glass ot this period is more remarkable for its general decorativeness than for its beauty of form. To this second century of the Renaissance ..."

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