Ostentatiousness
Ostentatious Os`ten*ta"tious, a. Fond of, or evincing, ostentation; unduly conspicuous; pretentious; boastful. [1913 Webster]

Far from being ostentatious of the good you do. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The ostentatious professions of many years. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] -- {Os`ten*ta"tious*ly}, adv. -- {Os`ten*ta"tious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ostentatiousness — noun see ostentatious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ostentatiousness — noun The property or characteristic of being ostentatious …   Wiktionary

  • ostentatiousness — os·ten ta·tious·ness || ‚ɑstÉ™n teɪʃəsnɪs /‚ɒs n. flamboyance, pretentiousness, state of being showy or grandiose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ostentatiousness — os·ten·ta·tious·ness …   English syllables

  • ostentatiousness — noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity • Syn: ↑ostentation, ↑pomposity, ↑pompousness, ↑pretentiousness, ↑puffiness, ↑splashiness, ↑inflation • Der …   Useful english dictionary

  • ostentatious — adjective 1. intended to attract notice and impress others (Freq. 1) an ostentatious sable coat • Syn: ↑pretentious • Ant: ↑unostentatious • Similar to: ↑flaunty, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pomposity — noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity • Syn: ↑ostentation, ↑ostentatiousness, ↑pompousness, ↑pretentiousness, ↑puffiness, ↑splashiness, ↑inflation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • pompousness — noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑ostentation, ↑ostentatiousness, ↑pomposity, ↑pretentiousness, ↑puffiness, ↑splashiness, ↑inflation …   Useful english dictionary

  • pretentiousness — noun 1. lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity • Syn: ↑ostentation, ↑ostentatiousness, ↑pomposity, ↑pompousness, ↑puffiness, ↑splashiness, ↑inflation …   Useful english dictionary

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