ostentatiousness
noun see ostentatious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ostentatiousness — index pretense (ostentation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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