Origin of inflation
Examples from the Web for reinflation
The question had the effect of reinflation, but at last the child itself was brought, and it was open-eyed.The Wonder|J. D. Beresford
British Dictionary definitions for reinflation
Word Origin and History for reinflation
mid-14c., "swelling caused by gathering of 'wind' in the body; flatulence;" figuratively, "outbursts of pride," from Latin inflationem (nominative inflatio) "a puffing up; flatulence," noun of action from past participle stem of inflare "blow into, puff up," from in- "into" (see in- (2)) + flare "to blow" (see blow (v.1)). Monetary sense of "enlargement of prices" (originally by an increase in the amount of money in circulation) first recorded 1838 in American English.
Medicine definitions for reinflation
Culture definitions for reinflation
A general increase in prices.