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Synonyms for grandiose
ˈgræn diˌoʊsgrandiose

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grandioseadjective

    impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval

    Synonyms:
    hifalutin, hoity-toity, highfalutin, la-di-da, highfaluting

    Antonyms:
    unpretentious, unimpressive

  2. grandiose, hifalutin, highfalutin, highfaluting, hoity-toity, la-di-daadjective

    affectedly genteel

    Synonyms:
    hifalutin, hoity-toity, highfalutin, la-di-da, highfaluting

    Antonyms:
    unpretentious, unimpressive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grandioseadjective

    Synonyms:
    impressing, imposing, bombastic, turgid, declamatory, grandiloquent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "grandiose":

    pompous, grand, presumptuous, magnificent, pretentious

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#9664magnificent
#38916pretentious
#51574pompous
#53195grandiose
#68705presumptuous
#308844highfalutin

How to use grandiose in a sentence?

  1. Charles Bukowski:

    You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.

  2. Francisco Toledo:

    My father had grandiose plans for me ; he wanted me to be Benito Juarez.

  3. Fernando Meirelles:

    Athens was about the classics, Beijing was grandiose and muscular, London was smart, and ours - ours will be cool.

  4. Charles Bukowski:

    You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.

  5. Theory Kinnett:

    I’m not trying to be grandiose but if not me then who? somebody has to tell the Indianapolis parents that this stuff is going on. I put up with a lot but lying to parents about what we do so that they don’t even have a choice to get their kids out of the district?


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