Ornated vs Extravagant - What's the difference?

ornated | extravagant |


As a verb ornated

is (ornate).

As an adjective extravagant is

exceeding the bounds of something; roving; hence, foreign.

ornated

English

Verb

(head)
  • (ornate)

  • ornate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Elaborately ornamented, often to excess.
  • *
  • *:The house of Ruthven was a small but ultra-modern limestone affair, between Madison and Fifth?;. As a matter of fact its narrow ornate façade presented not a single quiet space that the eyes might rest on after a tiring attempt to follow and codify the arabesques, foliations, and intricate vermiculations of what some disrespectfully dubbed as “near-aissance.”
  • Flashy, flowery or showy
  • Finely finished, as a style of composition.
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:a graceful and ornate rhetoric
  • Verb

    (ornat)
  • (obsolete) To adorn; to honour.
  • They may ornate and sanctify the name of God. — Latimer.

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    extravagant

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Exceeding the bounds of something; roving; hence, foreign.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • The extravagant and erring spirit hies / To his confine.
  • Extreme; wild; excessive; unrestrained.
  • * Addison
  • There appears something nobly wild and extravagant in great natural geniuses.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess), chapter=1 citation , passage=The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. […] The bed was the most extravagant piece. Its graceful cane halftester rose high towards the cornice and was so festooned in carved white wood that the effect was positively insecure, as if the great couch were trimmed with icing sugar.}}
  • Exorbitant.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=55, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Obama goes troll-hunting , passage=According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.}}
  • Profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful.
  • (Bancroft)

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