(of a character) highly embellished or ornate; altered by embellishment.
- un·or·na·ment·ed, adjective
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How to use ornamented in a sentence
One of the big questions that we have yet to answer is that even though there are all these advantages to looking male, only 20 to 30 percent of adult females are ornamented.
After 278 days and 88,500 feeds, Falk analyzed the data and found male-like females visited the feeders more often and for longer periods of time than the non-ornamented females.
The taxidermy mount was either a male, an ornamented female, or a non-ornamented female.
“Basically, we found that when there was a non-ornamented female present, the males had a very strong preference in terms of mating behavior with those mounts,” says Falk.
Falk then had to prove male hummingbirds did not have a preference for ornamented females, to truly rule out sexual selection.
The windows are ornamented by tracery, and the façade is enriched by a free use of carving.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Many of them were richly carved and ornamented in the most superb manner.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
The walls were covered with silk and velvet hangings, ornamented with gold fringe, while rich carpets were spread underfoot.
She was enveloped in a sky-blue satin gown, or rather, sort of blouse, ornamented all round with two rows of rich black blond.
It is formed like an ordinary house, but the roof is ornamented in the usual Chinese fashion to rather too great an extent.