grandiose

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From French grandiose, from Italian grandioso, from Latin grandis (great, grand) (English grand).

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grandiose (comparative more grandiose, superlative most grandiose)

  1. large and impressive, in size, scope or extent
  2. pompous or pretentious

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian grandioso.

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grandiose (plural grandioses)

  1. grandiose

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GermanEdit

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grandiose

  1. inflection of grandios:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

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grandiose f pl

  1. Feminine plural of adjective grandioso.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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grandiose

  1. definite singular/plural of grandios

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grandiose

  1. definite singular/plural of grandios