verb (used with object), e·lab·o·rat·ed, e·lab·o·rat·ing.
verb (used without object), e·lab·o·rat·ed, e·lab·o·rat·ing.
Origin of elaborate
Examples from the Web for elaborateness
It is also famous for dresses and diamonds, and wonderful is the elaborateness of millinery, gowns and jewels.America, Volume III (of 6)|Joel Cook
The three feasts are on an increasing scale of elaborateness, the first being comparatively insignificant.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz
With a minute elaborateness he finished his toilet, and dressed himself in a grave, but particularly handsome suit.The Cock and Anchor|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
So skilful was he in drawing and composition that no part of the story was avoided by reason of the elaborateness of the subject.
This elaborateness of preparation had its share in producing the intense vividness of Parkman's descriptions.A Century of Science and Other Essays|John Fiske