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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

os•ten•ta•tious*ˌɒs tɛnˈteɪ ʃəs, -tən-(adj.)

  1. characterized by pretentious show in an attempt to impress others.

  2. intended to attract notice:

    ostentatious charity.

* Syn: See grandiose.

Origin of ostentatious:

1650–60

os`ten•ta′tious•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, puffiness, splashiness, inflation(noun)

    lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

Wiktionary

  1. ostentatiousness(Noun)

    The property or characteristic of being ostentatious.


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