grandioseness


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grandioseness

noun
Boastful self-importance or display:
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dreadfully intimidated by the grandioseness of Mailer's stated designs,
And, as the title of his forthcoming (we hope) new album Adam Ant Is The Blueblack Hussar In Marrying the Gunner's Daughter shows, he's lost none of that grandioseness that made him such a larger-than-life character in the first place.
Reducing the grandioseness of universalisms such as human rights to "chit chat" is an incredibly powerful tool of reclaiming.