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Synonyms for inflated
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hyperbolic, inflated(adj)

    enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness

    "a hyperbolic style"

    Synonyms:
    high-flown, hyperbolic, high-sounding

    Antonyms:
    decreased, unpretentious, reduced

  2. high-flown, high-sounding, inflated(adj)

    pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)

    "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution"

    Synonyms:
    idealistic, noble-minded, elevated, lofty, rarified, exalted, high-sounding, sublime, hyperbolic, high-minded, high-flown, grand, rarefied

    Antonyms:
    unpretentious, reduced, decreased

Wiktionary

  1. inflated(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    filled, swelled, turgid, bulging, expanded, tumid, swollen, bloated

    Antonyms:
    deflated

  2. inflated(adjective)

    Filled with air or fluid

    The inflated balloons danced in the breeze.

    Synonyms:
    bloated, tumid, swollen, bulging, turgid, expanded, filled, swelled

    Antonyms:
    deflated

  3. inflated(adjective)

    Expanded; in a state of inflation, of abnormally increased size, amount, etc.

    His inflated belly looked uncomfortable.

    Synonyms:
    bulging, turgid, expanded, bloated, tumid, filled, swollen, swelled

    Antonyms:
    deflated

  4. inflated(adjective)

    : In a state of higher cost.

    His inflated prices made the vendor unpopular.

    Synonyms:
    bulging, turgid, expanded, bloated, swollen, swelled, tumid, filled

    Antonyms:
    deflated

  5. inflated(adjective)

    Pompous; arrogant (of a person or ego)

    Synonyms:
    swollen, turgid, expanded, tumid, bulging, swelled, filled, bloated

    Antonyms:
    deflated

  6. inflated(adjective)

    Containing excessive, meaningless words, particularly for show

    The inflated speech did not impress the audience.

    Synonyms:
    expanded, filled, swollen, swelled, turgid, bloated, bulging, tumid

    Antonyms:
    deflated

  7. inflated(adjective)

    Higher that the true figure

    inflated incidence figures

    Synonyms:
    swollen, tumid, bulging, turgid, expanded, swelled, bloated, filled

    Antonyms:
    deflated

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inflated

    Synonyms:
    pompous, turgid, bombastic

    Antonyms:
    plain, unaffected, simple

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflated(a.)

    Synonyms:
    distended (with air), swollen, bloated, puffed up

  2. inflated(a.)

    Synonyms:
    tumid, turgid, bombastic, grandiloquent, stilted, declamatory, rhetorical, sophomorical, high-flown, HIGHFALUTIN

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inflated(a)

    Synonyms:
    distended, blown up, bombastic, pompous, grandiloquent, declamatory

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inflated":

    swollen, bloated, exaggerated, bulked, puffy, inflatable, overblown

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#26035lofty
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#31126hyperbolic
#34487bloated
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#79267bombastic
#104549rarefied
#115955turgid
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How to use inflated in a sentence?

  1. John Eric Goff:

    A lot of us, our hands aren’t quite big enough to palm a basketball, but if you find a ball that isn’t inflated that well and squeeze it, it may be easier to palm.

  2. Paul Olliff:

    However, given it will be classed as a 'trophy asset', buyers might not be put off by a financial performance that doesn't reflect the sale price, whether it's an inflated price or not, this should not be seen as an indication of the buoyant hotel market in the UK in a wider context, primarily because the Ritz is almost a 'one-off.'.

  3. Justin Crane:

    Liquidity, and thus competition, has remained at a consistently inflated level as policy banks in China, Japan, and Europe progressed with quantitative easing measures, simultaneously there has been a shortfall of borrowers looking to access the syndicated loan markets as lenders have shown an increased willingness to provide large bilateral loans at tight prices to avoid scale backs.

  4. Erika Berenguer:

    While there is no doubt that the Amazon is at great risk and that a tipping point is likely, such inflated claims do not help either science or policy making.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Fears of shortages have led to inflated requests.


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