ostentatiously


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os·ten·ta·tious

 (ŏs′tĕn-tā′shəs, -tən-)
adj.
Characterized by or given to ostentation. See Synonyms at showy.

os′ten·ta′tious·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ostentatiously - with ostentation; in an ostentatious manner; "Mr Khrushchev ostentatiously wooed and embraced Castro at the U.N. general assembly"
Translations
بِتَظاهُر، بِتَباهٍ
hivalkodóan
meî sÿndarmennsku
okázale
gösterişle

ostentatiously

[ˌɒstenˈteɪʃəslɪ] ADVostentosamente, con ostentación

ostentatiously

[ˌɒstɛnˈteɪʃəsli] adv
(= showily) → avec ostentation
(= in an exaggerated way) → ostensiblement

ostentatiously

adv
(= pretentiously)pompös, protzig (inf); livepompös, in Pomp, auf großem Fuße
(= conspicuously)ostentativ, betont auffällig

ostentatiously

[ˌɒstɛnˈteɪʃəslɪ] advcon ostentazione

ostentatious

(ostenˈteiʃəs) adjective
behaving, done etc in such a way as to be seen by other people and to impress them. Their style of living is very ostentatious.
ˌostenˈtation noun
ˌostenˈtatiousness noun
ˌostenˈtatiously adverb
References in classic literature ?
He felt that his blighted affections were quite dead now, and though he should never cease to be a faithful mourner, there was no occasion to wear his weeds ostentatiously.
Nevertheless, even while she paraded these ideas somewhat ostentatiously through her mind, it is altogether surprising what a calmness had come over her.
Nor did the whetstone which the harpooneers carried in their pockets, for their lances and other weapons; and with which whetstones, at dinner, they would ostentatiously sharpen their knives; that grating sound did not at all tend to tranquillize poor Dough-Boy.
To this gentleman, Stubb was now politely introduced by the Guernsey-man, who at once ostentatiously put on the aspect of interpreting between them.
Those banks of beautiful ladies, shining in their barbaric splendors, would see a knight sprawl from his horse in the lists with a lance- shaft the thickness of your ankle clean through him and the blood spouting, and instead of fainting they would clap their hands and crowd each other for a better view; only sometimes one would dive into her handkerchief, and look ostentatiously broken-hearted, and then you could lay two to one that there was a scandal there somewhere and she was afraid the public hadn't found it out.
The crowd fell apart, now, and the Sheriff came through, ostentatiously leading Potter by the arm.
The smooth manner of the spy, curiously in dissonance with his ostentatiously rough dress, and probably with his usual demeanour, received such a check from the inscrutability of Carton,--who was a mystery to wiser and honester men than he,--that it faltered here and failed him.
That's what I think," declared Mohcharmin, unfolding a newspaper and ostentatiously studying its contents.
Henri so ostentatiously recommended to me by the directress.
They cordially hated them; but the impulses of their resentment were neutralized by their dread of the floating batteries, which lay with their fatal tubes ostentatiously pointed, not at fortifications and redoubts, but at a handful of bamboo sheds, sheltered in a grove of cocoanuts
The band of warriors who lined the banks above stood looking down in silent groups and clusters, some ostentatiously equipped and decorated, others entirely naked but fantastically painted, and all variously armed.
But the first puppyshow at the capital needed enormous tact and the presence of a black battalion ostentatiously drilling in the barrack square to prevent trouble after the prize-giving.