deflation

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Antonyms for deflation

(geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind

a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices

the act of letting the air out of something

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The book is rich in complex arguments requiring careful study, whether you are a realist or a deflationist.
This is not to say the deflationists predictions will necessarily turn out to be in incorrect.
The deflationists like to point to the financial crisis of 2008 when the U.
Rather than cast my lot with either the deflationists or non-deflationists, I would like to question the way in which the debate itself has been framed.
This difference used to be very easy to delineate, with deflationists denying, and inflationists asserting, that truth is a property, but more recently the debate has become more complicated, owing primarily to the fact that many contemporary deflationists often do allow for truth to be considered a property.