grandiose definition

  • adjective:
    • described as greatness of range or intent; grand. See Synonyms at grand.
    • described as feigned or affected grandeur; pompous.
    • huge and impressive, in size, range or extent
    • pompous or pretentious
    • Impressive or elevating in effect; imposing; splendid; striking; -- in a great sense.
    • described as affectation of grandeur or splendor; flaunting; turgid; bombastic; -- in a poor feeling.
    • affectedly genteel
    • impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; familiar with show disapproval
  • others:
    • Impressive from inherent grandeur; grand in place; magnificent; imposing.
    • described as self-display or bombast; vulgarly showy or flaunting; grandiloquent; inflamed; turgid: since, a grandiose style.

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