Grandiosity - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɡrændiːˈɑːsɪtiː|
Brit.  |ˌɡrændɪˈɒsɪtɪ|

noun

- high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation(syn: grandiloquence, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric)

the grandiosity of his prose

Examples

He was full of grandiose ideas.

...a grandiose plan to upgrade the entire interstate highway system in 10 years...

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