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  1. conspicuous consumptionnoun

    Synonyms:
    acquisitiveness

  2. conspicuous consumptionnoun

    A public display of acquisition of possessions with the intention of gaining social prestige; excessive consumerism in order to flaunt one's purchasing power.

    Synonyms:
    acquisitiveness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conspicuous consumptionnoun

    buying expensive services and products in order to flaunt your wealth

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  1. Thorstein Veblen:

    Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.


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