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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

In order for Obamacare's cost structure to work, millions of Americans must sign up to pay inflated prices; that would help pay for the subsidies to cover insurance company costs on those with pre-existing conditions.
Ben Shapiro

I would argue that television and particularly the BBC were instrumental in puffing up the Royal Family to a level where they were inflated out of all, all proportion to their relevance on the national scene.
Andrew Morton

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

The only players I hurt with my words are the ones who have an inflated opinion of their ability. I can't worry about that.
Bill Parcells
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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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