Adornment vs Adorning - What's the difference?

adornment | adorning |


As nouns the difference between adornment and adorning

is that adornment is a decoration; that which adorns while adorning is an adornment.

As a verb adorning is

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adornment

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A decoration; that which adorns.
  • The draperies did little to keep out the light; rather, they were mainly there as adornment for the windows.
  • The act of decorating.
  • adorning

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An adornment.
  • * William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra
  • Her gentlewomen, like the Nereides, / So many mermaids, tended her i' the eyes, / And made their bends adornings