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Synonyms for overblown
ˈoʊ vərˈbloʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous(adj)

    puffed up with vanity

    "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek

    Synonyms:
    prodigious, papal, foreboding(a), tall, episcopal, portentous, grandiloquent, apostolic, pontifical, fateful, pompous, ceremonious, magniloquent, apostolical

    Antonyms:
    unpretentious, immature

  2. overblown(adj)

    past the stage of full bloom

    "overblown roses"

    Synonyms:
    portentous, grandiloquent, pompous, pontifical

    Antonyms:
    immature, unpretentious

Wiktionary

  1. overblown(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    inflated

  2. overblown(adjective)

    Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.

    They went all that way just to be in some overblown conference?

    Synonyms:
    inflated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    high-flown, exaggerated, grandiloquent, high-sounding, inflated, excessive

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How to use overblown in a sentence?

  1. Utah Rep. Ben McAdams:

    This is not overblown, this is very serious -- I'm 45, I'm in good health, and it has knocked me down, and so we need to follow these guidelines to slow the spread of this. This is going to be bad.

  2. John Logsdon:

    Reacting toMr. Trumps tweetsas though they represent a change in policy is overblown and basically dangerous in terms of continuity in what the government is doing.

  3. Frank Meiboom:

    It just seems like everything is so overblown, let's bring these people home, bring them back to Canada and give them the best care we can and say 'welcome home.'.

  4. Larry Robbins:

    Amazon fears are dramatically overblown.

  5. Steven Taylor:

    On the one hand it creates increased anxiety among those who doubt the truth is being told, and on the other it increases the number of people who think the whole thing is overblown.


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