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Definition 1: pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where inflated or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school
  • a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution

Synonyms for inflated in the sense of this definition

(inflated 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"

(inflated is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where inflated or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hyperbolic style

Synonyms for inflated in the sense of this definition

(inflated is similar to ...) made greater in size or amount or degree

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