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Definition of Inflated


  1. of Inflate
  2. Filled, as with air or gas; blown up; distended; as, a balloon inflated with gas.
  3. Turgid; swelling; puffed up; bombastic; pompous; as, an inflated style.
  4. Hollow and distended, as a perianth, corolla, nectary, or pericarp.
  5. Distended or enlarged fictitiously; as, inflated prices, etc.

Inflated Quotations

There was, of course, a global financial crisis. But our Labour predecessors left Britain exceptionally vulnerable and damaged: more personal debt than any other major economy; a dangerously inflated property bubble; and a bloated banking sector behaving as masters, not the servants of the people.
Vince Cable

To measure prices by a currency that is called by the same names as gold, but that is really inferior in value to gold, and then - because those prices are nominally higher than gold prices - to say that they are inflated, relatively to gold, is a perfect absurdity.
Lysander Spooner

Inflated descriptions by the pen or exaggerated illustrations by the pencil.
Grace Darling

People who take more than their share usually feel an inflated sense of entitlement.
Jeanne Phillips

I don't read reviews. I refuse to have my ego inflated or deflated by someone I don't know.
Suzan-Lori Parks
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Inflated Translations

inflated in Dutch is opgeschroefd
inflated in Latin is inflatus
inflated in Portuguese is inflado
inflated in Spanish is inflado
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