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  • nounglory
  • nounpretentiousness

synonyms for grandiosity

  • grandeur
  • magnificence
  • celebrity
  • dignity
  • distinction
  • eminence
  • exaltation
  • grandness
  • greatness
  • honor
  • illustriousness
  • immortality
  • kudos
  • majesty
  • nobility
  • praise
  • prestige
  • renown
  • reputation
  • splendor
  • sublimity
  • triumph
  • affectation
  • charade
  • conceit
  • disguise
  • fake
  • front
  • hypocrisy
  • ostentation
  • phony
  • pomposity
  • pompousness
  • pretension
  • put on
  • self-importance
  • show
  • showboat
  • showiness
  • snobbery
  • splash
  • vainglory
  • big talk
  • false front
  • grandioseness

antonyms for grandiosity

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  • blame
  • censure
  • condemnation
  • criticism
  • debasement
  • denunciation
  • humiliation
  • ill repute
  • insignificance
  • lowliness
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • unimportance
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How to use grandiosity in a sentence

When this happens, some individuals resort to delusions of grandiosity to reassert their dignity and sense of self-worth.
HISTORY’S FAMOUS DELUSIONS, THOSE WHO BELIEVED THEM — AND WHYLUCINDA ROBBAUGUST 5, 2022WASHINGTON POST
Take delusions of grandiosity one step further and you get delusions of grandeur, one of the most widespread forms of delusion.
HISTORY’S FAMOUS DELUSIONS, THOSE WHO BELIEVED THEM — AND WHYLUCINDA ROBBAUGUST 5, 2022WASHINGTON POST
Like others do now, I once marveled at her audacity, at the way she plays by her own rules, at the grandiosity of her dreams, and at her ridiculous, outsized confidence.
ANNA ‘DELVEY’ SOROKIN ALMOST RUINED MY LIFE. NOW SHE’S BEING REWARDED FOR HER CRIMESRACHEL DELOACHE WILLIAMSFEBRUARY 10, 2022TIME
While this song’s subject seems to adhere to that kind of grandiosity, Taylor offers a much more mundane love language that can nevertheless be just as powerful—of sitting around with someone, doing nothing, and still loving it.
WHAT'S THE BEST SONG ON RED? THREE PASSIONATE TAYLOR SWIFT FANS DEBATEANDREW R. CHOWNOVEMBER 11, 2021TIME
At a movie theater, sometimes absurdity elevates into ambitious grandiosity.
COUNTERPOINT: DISNEY’S GIRLBOSS ‘CRUELLA’ ACTUALLY RULESKEVIN FALLONMAY 28, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
I hate throwing away money on mere pomposity and grandiosity and show.
THE MARTIANGEORGE DU MAURIER
It was of a grandiosity which appealed to the imagination, but not to the practical judgment of a far-sighted statesman.
TEN TUDOR STATESMENARTHUR D. INNES
That this grandiosity was unnatural and unreal was proved by the publication of Choses Vues.
VIEWS AND REVIEWSWILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY
I went again when I graduated high school and was amazed by the richness of detail, the grandiosity and grandeur of it all.
DOWN AND OUT IN THE MAGIC KINGDOMCORY DOCTOROW
The grandiosity, to use a mild phrase, of such a measure needs no comment.
THROUGH THE MACKENZIE BASINCHARLES MAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO GRANDIOSITY

  • air
  • grandiosity
  • insincerity
  • mannerism
  • pretense
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.