Definition of Grandioseness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being grandiose. ¹



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Definition of Grandioseness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grandioseness

grandific
grandiflora
grandifloras
grandiloquence
grandiloquences
grandiloquent
grandiloquently
grandiloquism
grandiloquisms
grandiloquous
grandiose
grandiose delusion
grandiose delusions
grandiose type of paranoid disorder
grandiosely
grandioseness (current term)
grandiosenesses
grandiosities
grandiosity
grandioso
grandiosos
grandity
grandkid
grandkids
grandly
grandma
grandmama
grandmamas
grandmamma
grandmammas

Literary usage of Grandioseness

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1. A General History of Rome from the Foundation of the City to the Fall of by Charles Merivale (1888)
"—His prodigality and cruelty.—Loss of his sister Drusilla.—His mind unsettled. —His logical idea of the sovereign rule. —grandioseness of his conceptions. ..."

2. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (1887)
"What a marvel is such a city ! it is a strange thing that this grandioseness and this burlesque, should be amicable neighbors, that all this majesty should ..."

3. Main Currents of Spanish Literature by Jeremiah Denis Matthias Ford (1919)
"... rhetoric of the work of Andrade, it is marked by grandioseness of conception and it is not the least successful treatment of the ancient legend. ..."

4. The Musical World (1882)
"... part of the work a composer of grandiose proclivities struggling with a subject which, if treated with no more than grandioseness, is almost burlesqued. ..."

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