Example sentences for: ornamental

How can you use “ornamental” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is obvious that we have admitted many, some of which we wanted, and therefore our language is the richer for them, as it would be by importation of bullion: other are rather ornamental than necessary; yet by their admission, the language is become more courtly, and our thoughts are better dressed.

  • But then, I live in Maine, where ornamental culture has made little impression, except possibly through a widespread interest in the L.L.

  • One of Barcelona’s grandest medieval streets, Carrer Montcada, populated by aristocrats from the 14th to the 16th centuries, is lined with Gothic palaces, each with an imposing door or arched gate to an inner court where an ornamental staircase usually led up to reception rooms.

  • The most interesting part is the Patio de las Doncellas (Courtyard of the Maidens), where the rooms preserve outstanding decorative features — ornamental tiles, carved stucco, and characteristic coffered artesonado ceilings.

  • The tiara (that is, a woman's ornamental crown of a more or less crescent shape) is not at all modern, but it is definitely both classical and neoclassical.

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