In seaport towns, where the people depend on the water for their living, the celebration has much pomp and elaborateness.
In the delicacy and elaborateness of its ornament it is the most splendid church in Italy.
It is also famous for dresses and diamonds, and wonderful is the elaborateness of millinery, gowns and jewels.
In elaborateness the circular follows close on the catalogue, and it has quite as wide if not a wider field.
The tomb of the Duchess Margaret herself is a lofty canopy of marble incrustations, the elaborateness of which no words can tell.
The elaborateness or the perfection of the moral development in any given instance can do nothing to break down this distinction.
This elaborateness of preparation had its share in producing the intense vividness of Parkman's descriptions.
He had much dignity, force, and elaborateness of costume, and stood quite by himself.
The number of dishes depends upon the simplicity or elaborateness of the method of living and the size of the family.
The size and elaborateness of this and consequently its cost depends entirely upon the owner's needs and wishes.
1590s, "produced by labor," from Latin elaboratus, past participle of elaborare "to exert oneself" (see elaboration). Meaning "very detailed" is from 1620s.
c.1600, "to build up from simple elements," from Latin elaboratus, past participle of elaborare (see elaboration). Meaning "to work out in detail" is attested from 1610s. Related: Elaborated; elaborating.