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1. fustian

noun. a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

Etymology

  • fustian (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fustaine (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. fustian

noun. pompous or pretentious talk or writing.

Synonyms

  • blah
  • ornateness
  • rhetoric
  • claptrap
  • grandiosity
  • grandiloquence
  • rant
  • magniloquence

Antonyms

  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial
  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality

Etymology

  • fustian (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fustaine (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with fustian


1. Adjective
A knight in the Middle Ages wore a padded vest called a gipoun for comfort and a cloth tunic made of woven cloth called fustian.

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