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1. grandiose

adjective. ['ˌgrændiːˈoʊs, ˈgrændiːˌoʊs'] impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval.

Antonyms

  • tasteful

Etymology

  • grandiose (French)
  • grandioso (Italian)

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Rhymes with Grandiose

  • adipose
  • amiprilose
  • aranyos
  • bellicose
  • cavazos
  • cellulose
  • centavos
  • comatose
  • fructose
  • glucose
  • overdose
  • sucralose
  • zeos

How do you pronounce grandiose?

Pronounce grandiose as ˌgrændiˈoʊs.

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Sentences with grandiose


1. Adjective
Don't go into grandiose language; keep it down to earth.

2. Noun, singular or mass
For larger items, such as grandiose rose blossoms, a soap crafting mould of any shape will work.

Quotes about grandiose


1. America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
- Sigmund Freud

2. grandiose

adjective. ['ˌgrændiːˈoʊs, ˈgrændiːˌoʊs'] affectedly genteel.

Synonyms

  • pretentious
  • highfalutin
  • la-di-da
  • hoity-toity
  • highfaluting

Antonyms

  • unostentatious
  • unmoving
  • ineffective
  • honest

Etymology

  • grandiose (French)
  • grandioso (Italian)
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