inflatory

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inflatory (comparative more inflatory, superlative most inflatory)

  1. (rare) Relating to, or causing, inflation; inflationary.
    • 1965, Bulletin (page 21)
      A contributory circumstance lay in the fact that the monetary situation was constantly inflatory: the quantity of money in circulation far surpassed the total value of the goods available in the stores.
    • 2013, Z. Radman, Metaphors: Figures of the Mind
      [] work conducted in the »science of metaphor« is presently so huge that an extra attempt to spell out another theory of metaphor may have an inflatory effect []