conspicuous consumption definition

  • noun:
    • The acquisition and display of costly items to attract focus on one's wealth or even to claim that you're affluent.
    • A public screen of purchase of belongings aided by the objective of gaining social status; excessive consumerism in order to flaunt one's buying power.
    • purchasing pricey services and products being flaunt your wealth

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