grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous(adj)
puffed up with vanity
"a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
past the stage of full bloom
Having been given more publicity than warranted; having had ascribed more importance than was justified; as, an overblown medical discovery.
Bombastic, pretentious, or excessive; as, overblown rhetoric.
Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.
They went all that way just to be in some overblown conference?
The numerical value of overblown in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of overblown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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The liquidity in the local markets has improved, not decreased, so this fear over liquidity in many cases is a little overblown and not consistent with the empirical evidence we've seen.
For some people, there is a perception that the sun is healthy and that maybe the risk of skin cancer has been overblown, but once it happens to a patient and they go through treatment for skin cancer, they are more likely to take precautions.
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