inchação

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin inflātiō, inflātiōnem, and therefore a doublet of inflação, a later borrowing. Equivalent to inchar +‎ -ção. Compare Spanish hinchazón, Italian enfiagione, dialectal French enflaison, archaic Romanian umflăciune.

NounEdit

inchação f (plural inchações)

  1. swelling
    Synonym: inchamento
  2. bump
  3. pock
  4. tumor
  5. (figuratively) arrogance, vanity, pride
    Synonyms: arrogância, vaidade

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