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A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.
Bernard Le Bovier Fontenelle
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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] decoratio: cf. French décoration

Noun

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decoration

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decoration ({{{1}}})
  1. The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
  2. That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
  3. Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.

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