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Definition of Overdecoration
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Overdecoration
Literary usage of Overdecoration
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report (1906)
"5 shows the overdecoration resulting from the use of too many such points in a design. 4. The decoration of a constructive element should serve to explain ..."
2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"The common use of stucco and an easily baked clay must always be a temptation to overdecoration, because of the ease in elaborating detail and ornament ..."
3. Debates in the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, 1917-1918 by Massachusetts Constitutional Convention (1920)
"... the sordid barrenness of the dark rooms, the lack of baths and heat were hidden by the meretricious overdecoration of the street exterior. ..."
4. Industrial Education: Typical Experiments Described and Interpreted by Samuel Chester Parker, F. M. Leavitt, Arthur Coleman Manahan (1912)
"No unframed pictures are allowed on the walls of schoolrooms, and to guard against overdecoration less than eight wall pictures are suggested. ..."
5. World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1893 by Committee on Awards, World's Columbian Commission, United States (1901)
"There seems to be a tendency to overdecoration with colors, which may be attractive to some buyers, but it gives the impression to people of good taste that ..."
6. Studies by the Bureau of Educational Measurements and Standards by Kansas State Teachers College of Emporia (1915)
"In some instances the effect of really fine, large pictures is lowered by an excess of small pictures filling up the background, or by an overdecoration of ..."