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noun. ['ˌɔstɛnˈteɪʃən'] a gaudy outward display.
Rhymes with Ostentation
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
noun. ['ˌɔstɛnˈteɪʃən'] pretentious or showy or vulgar display.
noun. ['ˌɔstɛnˈteɪʃən'] lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity.