Example sentences for: ornamental

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

  • Moving outward from the center, one passes from stately, ornamental 16th-century apartment buildings with shuttered windows, wrought-iron balconies, and brick facades to the Baroque palaces of the Bourbons, and later Neo-classical buildings meant to convey authority.

  • There are nationalities and ethnic groups so confident, so satisfied with themselves that ethnic epithets either bounce off them like pebbles off an elephant or are adopted as amusing or even ornamental.

  • Imagine Nature looking down at what we have made at, say, Versailles, and also at a low-maintenance ornamental grass planting around a boggy pond.

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

  • The other sort of masculinity she calls "ornamental," and it is just that, the ornaments of cigars/leather chairs/Porsches/babes that festoon the pages of Details , Esquire , and the New York Times "Men's Fashions" supplement.


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