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Definition of Inflated

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

Drug prohibition has caused gang warfare and other violent crimes by raising the prices of drugs so much that vicious criminals enter the market to make astronomical profits, and addicts rob and steal to get money to pay the inflated prices for their drugs.
Michael Badnarik

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

I think my biggest problem was, as a celebrity on a TV show, you get an inflated ego and you think you're the center of the universe.
Kirk Cameron

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

I have no inflated ideas about success anyway.
Trevor Dunn
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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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