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decorative

[dek-er-uh-tiv, dek-ruh-, dek-uh-rey-]
adjective
1.
serving or tending to decorate.
2.
Fine Arts. serving only to decorate, in contrast to providing a meaningful experience.

Origin:
1785–95; decorate + -ive

decoratively, adverb
decorativeness, noun
nondecorative, adjective
overdecorative, adjective
overdecoratively, adverb
overdecorativeness, noun
undecorative, adjective
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decorative (ˈdɛkərətɪv, ˈdɛkrətɪv)
 
adj
serving to decorate or adorn; ornamental
 
decoratively
 
adv
 
decorativeness
 
n

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decorative
1791, from L. decorat-, pp. stem of decorare (see decorate) + -ive.
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