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Princeton's WordNet

  1. posturingnoun

    adopting a vain conceited posture


  1. posturingnoun

    The assumption of an exaggerated pose or attitude.

  2. posturingnoun

    The behaviour of some birds as a means of signalling etc.


  1. posturing

    Posturing refers to the act of behaving or speaking in a particular way with the aim of creating a certain impression or image. It often involves adopting attitudes or positions that are intended to impress, deceive, or mislead others. This may involve deliberate exaggeration or false representation of one's abilities, beliefs, or feelings.

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  1. Posturing

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  1. sprouting

  2. outspring

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of posturing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of posturing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of posturing in a Sentence

  1. Energy Ernest Moniz:

    It was very clear that we were there to solve problems, it was not about posturing.

  2. Wendell Gilliard:

    There's going to be some political posturing and grandstanding.

  3. Errol Louis:

    He understands political posturing, he understands the effectiveness of rhetoric, he clearly wants to play a role on the national stage. I guess he has chosen the role of bulldog -- go after the president, attack him, make wild accusations.

  4. Jim Paulsen:

    It's mostly posturing ahead of the Fed, i think the (stock) market is going to have trouble with interest rates the rest of the year.

  5. Michael Michaelides:

    Markets think we've seen this story before. People have got used to these kind of headlines. A lot of it is posturing and speaking to their own constituencies, most people think there will be a deal, although it's definitely not one way.

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    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    • A. inspire
    • B. moan
    • C. distinguish
    • D. doom

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