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1. ostentation

noun. ['ˌɔstɛnˈteɪʃən'] a gaudy outward display.

Synonyms

  • splurge
  • bluster
  • display
  • ritz
  • pedantry
  • exhibitionism
  • flash
  • fanfare

Antonyms

  • naturalness
  • disinflation
  • deflation
  • contraction

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Rhymes with Ostentation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with ostentation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The glamour and ostentation should serve as a stark contrast from the club's gritty exterior.

Quotes about ostentation


1. Do you think it is a vain hope that one day man will find joy in noble deeds of light and mercy, rather than in the coarse pleasures he indulges in today -- gluttony, fornication, ostentation, boasting, and envious vying with his neighbor? I am certain this is not a vain hope and that the day will come soon.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

2. ostentation

noun. ['ˌɔstɛnˈteɪʃən'] pretentious or showy or vulgar display.

Synonyms

  • largeness
  • pretentiousness

Antonyms

  • understate
  • hide
  • close

3. ostentation

noun. ['ˌɔstɛnˈteɪʃən'] lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity.

Synonyms

  • splashiness
  • puffiness
  • pretentiousness
  • inflation
  • pompousness
  • ostentatiousness
  • inelegance

Antonyms

  • linger
  • tasteful
  • dullness
  • disappear
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