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Definition 1: impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(grandiose is similar to ...) making a strong or vivid impression

"an impressive ceremony"

Definition 2: affectedly genteel - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for grandiose in the sense of this definition

(grandiose is similar to ...) making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction

"a pretentious country house" "a pretentious fraud" "a pretentious scholarly edition"

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