Adjective "Grandiose" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Grandiose


    Definition:

    1. affectedly grand or important; pompous: grandiose words.

    2. more complicated or elaborate than necessary; overblown: a grandiose scheme.

    3. grand in an imposing or impressive way.

    4. Psychiatry. having an exaggerated belief in one's importance, sometimes reaching delusional proportions, and occurring as a common symptom of mental illnesses, as manic disorder.

    Examples:

    "ideals can be grandiose in conceptions."

    "projects can be grandiose."

    "schemes can be grandiose."

    "plans can be grandiose."

    "rhetorics can be grandiose."

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