Examples from the Web for self-adornment
The Crees were fond of self-adornment, and were much addicted to false hair.The Great Company|Beckles Willson
It is scarcely profitable to follow this lesser deity into all the details of his self-adornment.The Wits and Beaux of Society|Grace & Philip Wharton
There being nothing more that he could do in the way of self-adornment, Happy Jack went out again into the hot afternoon.The Happy Family|Bertha Muzzy Bower
She explained gently, yet with unshaken decision, that her self-adornment was right, and gave her reasons.The Sun Maid|Evelyn Raymond
I do not mean that we should be of those who care for naught but self-adornment and useless waste.Peggy Owen Patriot|Lucy Foster Madison
Word Origin and History for self-adornment
late 14c., "act of adorning;" also "a thing which adorns;" from Old French aornement "ornament, decoration," from aorner (see adorn).