unornate


unornate

adjective

  1. elaborately or sumptuously adorned, often excessively or showily so: They bought an ornate Louis XIV sofa.
  2. embellished with rhetoric; florid or high-flown: an ornate style of writing.

adjective

  1. heavily or elaborately decorated
  2. (of style in writing) overembellished; flowery

adj.early 15c., from Latin ornatus “fitted out, furnished, supplied; adorned, decorated, embellished,” past participle of ornare “adorn, fit out,” from stem of ordo “order” (see order (n.)). Earliest reference is to literary style. Related: Ornately; ornateness.

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