overinflation

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overinflation

(ˌəʊvərɪnˈfleɪʃən)
n
inflation to an excessive degree
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In a statement, he said: "Politics has a reputation for nastiness, in-fighting, backstabbing, shameless self-promotion and overinflated egos.
Dear Coleen MY SISTER'S fiance has such an overinflated opinion of himself and I really hate him for it.
Secondly, the massive, overinflated rural and suburban house prices of much of the UK owe much of their value to the "lovely views", supplied largely by UK farmers.
Policyholders pay higher premiums with overinflated appraisals since the insurer will base a settlement on the true replacement cost.
By leaving the artwork outside for people to stumble upon and either enjoy or hate, whichever the case may be, it cuts out the need for dealers, commission makers, and ugly overinflated prices.
However, others might fall victim to the vicious cycle of narcissism and end up with either no self-esteem or an overinflated sense of it and become narcissistic adults themselves-whether to cover up low self-esteem or as a result of a false sense of superiority.
DEAR Editor, The recent revelations in Japan, where Mitsubishi appear to have breached fuel economy data rules for 25 years and overinflated the tyres during testing, as well as recent UK government research into diesel cars showing every manufacturer's real world emissions are higher than laboratory test results, have left consumers feeling vindicated in their distrust of vehicle fuel stats.
He said the decision is due to the type's overinflated price.
Now, for years, the Keystone Pipeline has occupied what I, frankly, consider an overinflated role in our political discourse," he said, while also acknowledging that the United States needed to move away from fossil fuels if it wished to be a "global leader" on climate change and that approving "the project would have undercut that global leadership.
OK, I still don't rate the pair but thank God the child can live in peace knowing that his name has nothing to do with his dad's overinflated ego.
A much more realistic danger during summers is overinflated car tyres.
Crestfallen ferret fans said the city was acting on overinflated, unfair fears of animals that owners praise as playful, inquisitive pets suitable for apartment life: small, quiet, litter-trainable and able to be caged when no one's home.