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fastuous

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adjective fas·tu·ous \ˈfas-chə-wəs\

Definition of fastuous

  1. 1 :  haughty, arrogant <a fastuous air of finality — Carl Van Vechten>

  2. 2 :  ostentatious, showy <disdained fastuous ceremonies>



Origin of fastuous

Latin fastuosus, from fastus arrogance


First Known Use: 1638


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