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Synonyms for spectacle
ˈspɛk tə kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectacle(noun)

    something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight)

    "the tragic spectacle of cripples trying to escape"

  2. spectacle(noun)

    an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale

  3. spectacle(noun)

    a blunder that makes you look ridiculous; used in the phrase `make a spectacle of' yourself

Wiktionary

  1. spectacle(noun)

    An optical instrument consisting of two lenses set in a light frame, and worn to assist sight, to obviate some defect in the organs of vision, or to shield the eyes from bright light.

    Synonyms:
    specs, glasses, eyeglasses

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spectacle

    Synonyms:
    sight, exhibition, display, parade, demonstration, picture, scene, representation, gazingstock, show, pageant, flourish

    Antonyms:
    nondemonstration, noncelebration

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spectacle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    show, exhibition, sight, scene, representation, display, pageant, parade

  2. spectacle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    curiosity, wonder, marvel, phenomenon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spectacle(n)

    Synonyms:
    scene, sight, show, exhibition, pageant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    show, sight, entertainment, pageant

How to pronounce spectacle?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say spectacle in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#631picture
#707entertainment
#750display
#2712scene
#2980specs
#3875representation
#4350exhibition
#4808glasses
#4976sight
#6500demonstration
#6903parade
#20035eyeglasses
#21030pageant
#21729spectacle
#23713flourish

How to use spectacle in a sentence?

  1. Liberty Levin:

    This was a sham, this was a scam, this was a spectacle.

  2. Chris Bremble:

    Chinese cinema will soon be looking more like Hollywood cinema, which is spectacle driven, very commercial focused motion pictures.

  3. Mayumi Matsumoto:

    It's good that people want to come to Namie, but not if they just want to get close to the nuclear plant. I don't want it to become a spectacle.

  4. Michael Kimmelman:

    Hudson Yards glorifies a kind of surface spectacle — as if the peak ambitions of city life were consuming luxury goods and enjoying a smooth, seductive, mindless materialism.

  5. Keith Caulfield:

    There are sports fans who aren't watching the Grammys or American Music Awards and are not familiar with artists as a live spectacle, and maybe they would be interested in seeing them after the Super Bowl.


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