ostentation


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Synonyms for ostentation

Synonyms for ostentation

Synonyms for ostentation

a gaudy outward display

lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

pretentious or showy or vulgar display

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RW Ostentation Mark Johnston Beverley, Tuesday, September 22 A rangy newcomer, he walked out of the stalls and was never in contention.
Switch on Sky Sports 3, though, and you'll soon realise that life is definitely worth living as 48 greyhounds joyfully put on a spectacular show, exhibiting no pretensions, boastfulness or ostentation in the process.
POMMEL A Knob on a sword hilt B Strike continuously C Ostentation who am I?
And ostentation and attracting strangers is also forbidden for women in sports.
Ces jeunes jet-setters sont certainement habitues aux choses les plus fines dans la vie, et ne se font nullement faute de le faire savoir et le montrer avec une insolente ostentation.
Caption: For most of his shooting career Duke has eschewed ostentation.
And, indeed, methinks for a very good reason: The observance of the Holy Week needs to be characterized primarily by peace and serenity in the fulfillment of a religious meditation during the Lenten season, not by microphoned use of popular tunes that are tantamount to immodest and vain ostentation and excessive showmanship.
Meanwhile, even as JNU has always encouraged an ethos shorn of ostentation in so far as most students on the campus still use public transport and foot their distances within the varsity, the administration has gone a step further.
Born in 1960, he belongs to the same generation as Mo Yan, Yu Hua, and Su Tong, and he shares with these writers the ability to shift between the political tragedies of the recent past to the ostentation and materialism of the present.
As Victoria gainfully clambered into the back of our tacky transport, it struck me how its 'out-there' ostentation represented the very antithesis of everything she was: a gentle, unaffected, understated lady imbued with an acute dignity as well as the legendary humour and canny understanding of the vulnerability of the human psyche that she was known for.
His American grandparents had a serious line in ostentation with William Waldorf having a mansion built at Cliveden.
This group's demand for luxury goods will be impacted by a trend away from ostentation in China and also by increasing economic uncertainty in the country.
The authors share a soaring erudition and ambition--evidenced by the length and ostentation of their books.
Among the topics are incorporating pragmatist aesthetics for social action, ostentation and agoraphobia in the city, notes on Richard Shusterman's Pragmatist Aesthetics with reference to Adorno and Castoriadis, Rorty's aesthetic meliorism, making the pragmatist art of living explicit, and philosophical anthropology in life politics of today.
Unfortunately, instead of practicing selfsacrifice and humility, the occasion these days is marked by ostentation by many.