grandiose


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Synonyms for grandiose

characterized by an exaggerated show of dignity or self-importance

Synonyms for grandiose

impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur

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While grandiose narcissism is characterized by an extroverted, self-aggrandizing, domineering and flamboyant interpersonal style.
Results revealed that more religious individuals possessed significantly higher frequencies of delusions related to grandiose identity and grandiose ability, as well as religious delusions, while less religious patients possessed significantly higher frequencies of "delusions of reference and delusions of alien forces penetrating or controlling the mind or body," along with themes of experiencing "external force[s]" and "being talked about" (p.
No person is against the respect of historical figures, but when this is completely sponsored with large amount of money and when our own urban locations are donated for such grandiose works, then doubt appears that all of this is done to cover up someone's insignificance," says Sejdiu.
Because of the firm's holdings in the neighborhood, the deal feels like more than just a notable real estate acquisition but another step in what some experts say is the real estate giant's grandiose plan to remake the area into a bustling commercial district with the country's busiest transportation hub at its heart.
Customers can so easily take their supplier for granted, leaving them vulnerable to a competitor who sweeps in with grandiose promises.
Picasso did something similar in his portrait of Gertrude Stein, and Chuck Close does it in his grandiose self-portraits.
We can't win a grandiose war on poverty, but after a tragedy comes opportunity.
Impending mania also may appear as an increase in behaviors such as being silly, giddy, goofy, or mouthy, having grandiose ideas (e.
Sufferers of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) display a grandiose sense of self importance and can fly into a rage if their inflated self-worth is challenged.
Consider how they're whiling away their majority in what senators love to insist is the "world's greatest deliberative body"--a sobriquet every bit as self-styled, grandiose, and unconvincing as Michael Jackson calling himself "the King of Pop" and Miller High Life dubbing itself "the Champagne of Beers.
The name was a bit grandiose considering that it only consisted of four or five Web site links.
An excellent foil for the not-so innocent Logan, Rush has a gift for grandiose pronouncements that reminded me a bit of George Bernard Shaw, and had me laughing out loud.
And remember, Karl Rove may be preparing for a grandiose "October Surprise.