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Synonyms and Antonyms of exhibition

  1. 1 a public showing of objects of interest <an exhibition of valuable and fascinating artifacts from a recovered pirate ship> Synonyms display, exhibit, expo, exposition, fair, show Related Words demonstration, performance, presentation, production; extravaganza, pageant, spectacle; auction, offering, presentment, sale

  2. 2 an outward and often exaggerated indication of something abstract (as a feeling) for effect <for the benefit of the crowd, the professional wrestler made a great exhibition of ferocity> Synonyms demonstration, display, show, flauntingRelated Words act, charade, facade (also façade), front, guise, pretense (or pretence), put-on, semblance, simulation; affectation, pose, sham; betrayal, disclosure

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