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inflated

[in-fley-tid] /ɪnˈfleɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
distended with air or gas; swollen.
2.
puffed up, as with pride.
3.
turgid or bombastic:
his inflated prose.
4.
unduly increased in level:
inflated costs.
5.
Economics. unduly expanded in amount, value, or size; characterized by inflation.
6.
Botany. hollow and enlarged or swelled out:
inflated perianth.
Origin of inflated
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55; inflate + -ed2
Related forms
inflatedly, adverb
inflatedness, noun
underinflated, adjective
uninflated, adjective
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  • There were great sacks of uninflated balloons, and delicate sheet-rubber, from which Sorel made up balloons.

    In Madeira Place Heman White Chaplin
  • Her gas bags were uninflated, and lay in great folds along the central support.

    A. D. 2000 Alvarado M. Fuller
  • Passing her eyes over Jo's uninflated frame, she hesitated, but was urged to speak the truth.

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