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Origin of grandiose
synonym study for grandiose
OTHER WORDS FROM grandiosegran·di·ose·ly, adverbgran·di·ose·ness, gran·di·os·i·ty [gran-dee-os-i-tee], /ˌgræn diˈɒs ɪ ti/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for grandiose
The essay itself seems an artifact of a dying tradition, and not just in its grandiosity.
“Grandiosity has never been a problem for Newt Gingrich,” said Santorum.Most Explosive GOP Debate Moment? Gingrich Blasts Media for Ex-Wife’s Report|The Daily Beast Video|January 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Newt Gingrich had similar personnel problems, and his grandiosity makes her look humble.
Hollywood people have a curious mixture of grandiosity and insecurity.'The Artist,' 'Hugo,' and the History of Movies About Movies|Stephen Farber|December 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
But his remarkable combination of grandiosity, self-delusion, and brazen, utter, shameless chutzpah keeps him coming back.Paul Begala: Newt's Shameless Chutzpah Saves Him in Fox Debate|Paul Begala|December 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
I hate throwing away money on mere pomposity and grandiosity and show.The Martian|George Du Maurier
The grandiosity, to use a mild phrase, of such a measure needs no comment.Through the Mackenzie Basin|Charles Mair
That this grandiosity was unnatural and unreal was proved by the publication of Choses Vues.Views and Reviews|William Ernest Henley
It was of a grandiosity which appealed to the imagination, but not to the practical judgment of a far-sighted statesman.Ten Tudor Statesmen|Arthur D. Innes
What wonder if the inaccessible meal took upon itself the grandiosity of a wedding feast!The King of Schnorrers|Israel Zangwill