What does grandiosity mean?

Definitions for grandiosity
-ˈɒs ɪ tigrandios·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, grandiloquence, rhetoricnoun

    high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation

    "the grandiosity of his prose"; "an excessive ornateness of language"


  1. grandiositynoun

    The state of being grandiose (pompous or pretentious).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grandiositynoun

    the state or quality of being grandiose,

    Etymology: [Cf. F. grandiosit, It. grandiosit.]


  1. Grandiosity

    Grandiosity is chiefly associated with narcissistic personality disorder, but also commonly features in manic or hypomanic episodes of bipolar disorder. It refers to an unrealistic sense of superiority, a sustained view of oneself as better than others that causes the narcissist to view others with disdain or as inferior. It also refers to a sense of uniqueness, the belief that few others have anything in common with oneself and that one can only be understood by a few or very special people.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandiosity in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandiosity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of grandiosity in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    This administration talks, but the words fade, they draw red lines, and then erase them. With grandiosity they announce resets and then disengage. Hashtag campaigns replace actual diplomacy and engagement.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    With grandiosity, they announce resets and disengage, hashtag campaigns replace actual diplomacy and engagement. Personal diplomacy and maturity is replaced by leaks and personal disparagement.

  3. Santiago Calatrava:

    The station, in its beauty and grandiosity, represents a testimony of faith and hope in the future of New York.

  4. Tony Schwartz:

    He grandiosity was probably at Wall Street highest point ever a month ago.

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  • भव्यताHindi
  • wspaniałość, majestatycznośćPolish

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    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    • A. motile
    • B. usurious
    • C. pecuniary
    • D. lacerate

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