grandiose

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From French grandiose, from Italian grandioso, from Latin grandis (great, grand) (English grand).

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grandiose (comparative more grandiose, superlative most grandiose)

  1. large and impressive, in size, scope or extent
  2. pompous or pretentious

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian grandioso.

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grandiose (plural grandioses)

  1. grandiose

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German[edit]

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grandiose

  1. inflected form of grandios

Italian[edit]

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grandiose f pl

  1. feminine plural of grandioso