inflated definition

  • adjective:
    • Filled or broadened by or like by gasoline or environment.
    • Unduly increased or aggrandized; distended: an inflated estimation; an inflated ego.
    • filled with vacant or pretentious language; bombastic.
    • Raised or broadened to irregular amounts: an inflated economy; inflated earnings.
    • Hollow and enlarged: an inflated calyx.
    • filled up with atmosphere or liquid
    • broadened; in a state of inflation, of uncommonly increased dimensions, amount, etc.
    • : In a state of higher cost.
    • Pompous; arrogant (of one or ego)
    • Containing exorbitant, meaningless words, specially for program
    • Higher that real figure
    • Filled, as with atmosphere or fuel; blown up; distended.
    • Turgid; swelling; puffed up; bombastic; pompous.
    • Hollow and distended, as a perianth, corolla, nectary, or pericarp.
    • Distended or increased fictitiously or without due cause
    • enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
    • pretentious (especially for language or beliefs)
  • verb:
    • Easy past tense and past participle of inflate.
  • others:
    • Swollen or puffed out-by atmosphere or fuel; hence, in zoology and botany, distended or dilated in just about every course, and hollowed out, as if by rising prices: because, inflated petioles; inflated bladderwort: used in conchology to rotund shells of light, slim texture, in contradistinction from ventricose.
    • Turgid; bombastic; pompous: since, inflated oratory.

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