Synonyms and Antonyms of showiness
excessive or unnecessary display we were somewhat put off by the saber-rattling showiness of the military parade Synonyms of showiness flamboyance, flash, flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, glitz, ostentatiousness, pretentiousness, ostentation, swankWords Related to showiness pretense (or pretence); éclat, extravaganza, mummery, pageant, parade, show; dazzle, fanfare, foofaraw, pageantry, pomp, razzle-dazzle, razzmatazz, spectacle; adornment, decoration, dressing, embellishment, garnishment, ornamentation, trimming; extravagance, fanciness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, magnificence, opulence, richness, sumptuousness; luridness; meretriciousness, tawdriness, vulgarityNear Antonyms of showiness conservativeness, moderation, modesty, restraint, simplicity, understatement; elegance, gracefulness, tastefulness; minimalismAntonyms of showiness austerity, plainness, severity
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