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Word of the Day 07/30/18 Ostentatious

Ostentatious (adjective)
ostentatious [os-ten-tey-shuh s, -tuh n-]
(previously 04-12-13)

adjective
1. characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others: an ostentatious dresser.
2. (of actions, manner, qualities exhibited, etc.) intended to attract notice: Lady Bountiful's ostentatious charity.

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1. See grandiose.

Origin: 1650–60; ostentat(ion) + -ious

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