- inflammatory papillary hyperplasia,
- inflammatory pseudotumor,
- inflammatory rheumatism,
- inflation theory,
- inflationary gap
Origin of inflated
verb (used with object), in·flat·ed, in·flat·ing.
verb (used without object), in·flat·ed, in·flat·ing.
Origin of inflate
Examples from the Web for inflated
He was like an un-tied balloon that had been inflated and immediately released.Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve's Epic Friendship and the Greatest Williams Story Ever Told|Marlow Stern|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inflated figures lead to ineffective policies and breed panic and over-reach.
Iraqi banks are seconded to commit fraudulent transactions and sell currency at inflated prices.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
MacFarlane is actively making money off of his inflated sense of self.
Before diving into the fiction that has inflated Agenda 21 to fear-mongering status, we must first understand the facts.Agenda 21: The U.N. Conspiracy That Just Won’t Die|Caitlin Dickson|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We notice that its leaves are opposite, that its corolla has five petals and that its calyx is inflated.Why Worry?|George Lincoln Walton, M.D.
When inflated the float has a diameter about two-thirds the length.Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory|Lucien Turner
The flowers are tubular and inflated; colour generally blue.The American Flower Garden Directory|Thomas Hibbert
Sordid self and inflated aristocracy could have had no difficulty in deciding.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
Even the fine width of it suggested an inflated sense of its own importance.The Toy Shop|Margarita Spalding Gerry
Word Origin for inflate
early 15c., "cause to swell," from Latin inflatus, past participle of inflare "to blow into, inflate" (see inflation). Economics sense from 1844. In some senses a back-formation from inflation. Related: Inflatable; inflated; inflating.