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inflated

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

extended beyond normal or realistic bounds
  • he's been walking around with an inflated ego every since he got the promotion

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inflated

verb
past tense of inflate

Synonyms & Antonyms of inflated (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • Airbags are designed to inflate automatically on impact.

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The first known use of inflated was in 1652

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“Inflated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inflated. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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