ostentation

81 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ˌɒstəntˈe͡ɪʃən], [ˌɒstəntˈe‍ɪʃən], [ˌɒ_s_t_ə_n_t_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Synonyms:

ostentation (noun)

affectedness, blatancy, boastfulness, bravado, bravura, dash, dramatics, exhibitionism, flagrancy, flamboyance, flashiness, flourish, formality, fuss, garishness, gaudiness, grandiloquence, grandiosity, histrionics, jauntiness, opulence, ornateness, pageantry, parade, pomp, pomp and circumstance, pomposity, rakishness, sensationalism, shamelessness, showiness, showmanship, snazziness, splashiness, splendor, swaggar, vanity.

pretension (noun)

affectation, air, artificiality, bluff, charade, claim, counterfeit, cover, deceit, device, disguise, facade, fakery, falseness, forgery, fraud, front, gimmick, guise, imitation, impersonation, imposture, mannerism, masquerade, pose, pretense, pretension, show, stage.

pride (noun)

assurance, cockiness, conceit, condescension, confidence, egoism, grandness, haughtiness, high-and-mightiness, high-handedness, huffiness, narcissism, pride, self-glory, smugness.

Rhymes for Ostentation:

  1. fabrication, vilification, annotation, democratization, evaporation, destabilization, emancipation, infatuation, disputation, amplification, implication, donation, inauguration, gratification, incarceration, bifurcation, vaporization, disintegration, evacuation, saturation, arbitration, substantiation, profanation, respiration, miscalculation, constipation, disorganization, reforestation, dehumanization, incoordination, communization, magnification, confirmation, proclamation, intoxication, declaration, criminalization, indentation, appreciation, equitation, inspiration, irradiation, maturation, perpetuation, location, rotation, publication, evocation, delegation, examination, reexamination, discrimination, expectation, limitation, formation, categorization, multiplication, palpitation, argumentation, vaccination, jubilation, pagination, culmination, misrepresentation, animation, segmentation, magnetization, generation, dramatization, desalinization, fumigation, confiscation, intimation, simplification, relaxation, oration, repudiation, recitation, correlation, delineation, calibration, reunification, lactation, permutation, colonization, miscreation, exclamation, punctuation, indication, resuscitation, exaggeration, discontinuation, meditation, orchestration, combination, alteration, desalination, liberalization, resignation, fixation, ventilation, decentralization, inhabitation, socialization, dilatation, dissociation, overvaluation, tabulation, experimentation, exacerbation, elongation, devaluation, designation, notification, self-congratulation, admiration, harmonization, edification, aviation, consideration, affirmation, immunization, instigation, granulation, recantation, amelioration, emigration, agitation, toleration, corporation, croatian, illumination, deliberation, consecration, figuration, sophistication, dehydration, conversation, premeditation, vacillation, corroboration, glorification, differentiation, deformation, reformation, dissertation, quotation, revelation, unification, conflagration, origination, interrogation, provocation, glaciation, inoculation, demonization, dislocation, compilation, decontamination, malformation, liquidation, consolidation, strangulation, deviation, continuation, gyration, normalization, trepidation, negation, congratulation, vacation, authorization, disembarkation, pasteurization, disorientation, perspiration, graduation, evaluation, oxidation, divination, conjugation, inflammation, tribulation, litigation, recommendation, calculation, reaffirmation, remuneration, commendation, misappropriation, approximation, molestation, ornamentation, defamation, classification, installation, coloration, infestation, assassination, detonation, conglomeration, consternation, allocation, visualization, emanation, obfuscation, facilitation, conciliation, fascination, renovation, fertilization, localization, navigation, inactivation, vocation, masturbation, isolation, aspiration, demobilization, affectation, confrontation, imagination, automation, registration, coagulation, implantation, sedimentation, deification, emulation, repatriation, appellation, contamination, subordination, occupation, communication, codification, documentation, education, desolation, mummification, equalization, initiation, menstruation, triangulation, insulation, regulation, rehabilitation, perforation, incarnation, domestication, imputation, reputation, segregation, duration, representation, levitation, gravitation, congregation, legislation, elimination, authentication, sanitation, characterization, personification, urbanization, solicitation, deregulation, renunciation, specification, overpopulation, confederation, fluctuation, reincarnation, reorganization, cohabitation, preoccupation, lubrication, misapplication, improvisation, certification, fluoridation, implementation, refutation, commercialization, habitation, privation, exploration, incrimination, salvation, mediation, germination, exhortation, usurpation, confabulation, nomination, ossification, transplantation, stipulation, impregnation, distillation, population, estimation, demonstration, mutation, medication, plantation, summation, decoration, marginalization, adjudication, inclination, inflation, stabilization, relation, assimilation, exasperation, degradation, legalization, collectivization, relocation, foliation, indemnification, simulation, invitation, ministration, echolocation, suffocation, valuation, gradation, insubordination, invocation, flotation, indignation, intimidation, diversification, illustration, connotation, variation, foundation, innovation, liberation, moderation, electrification, preparation, temptation, corp, vibration, incapacitation, demoralization, cremation, impersonation, observation, formulation, enumeration, presentation, orientation, desegregation, reiteration, sensation, revitalization, explanation, prostration, pollination, fragmentation, cooperation, radiation, mechanization, expiration, irrigation, agglomeration, duplication, pacification, machination, eradication, regeneration, adaptation, integration, recreation, sanctification, anticipation, deportation, consummation, organisation, privatization, exhilaration, violation, deforestation, organization, annexation, transformation, denunciation, titillation, purification, elaboration, separation, modification, amalgamation, vegetation, incrustation, determination, stalinization, protestation, mitigation, ovation, transportation, demarcation, utilization, extermination, allegation, starvation, discoloration, flirtation, irritation, aggravation, procrastination, dissipation, dilation, reconsideration, pigmentation, ejaculation, amputation, application, annihilation, hospitalization, mobilization, manipulation, ratification, embarkation, specialization, refrigeration, globalization, alleviation, negotiation, derivation, ionization, affiliation, realization, investigation, altercation, restoration, ovulation, intonation, ordination, information, frustration, reallocation, condemnation, monopolization, dissemination, nationalization, elevation, incubation, clarification, instrumentation, imitation, equivocation, naturalization, association, reconciliation, exoneration, identification, oscillation, precipitation, contemplation, disinflation, inhalation, miniaturization, approbation, humiliation, libration, concatenation, rectification, optimization, civilization, vulgarization, destination, modulation, deprivation, disinclination, incorporation, capitulation, expropriation, rejuvenation, retaliation, qualification, augmentation, stimulation, appropriation, manifestation, sedation, falsification, expatriation, victimization, collaboration, fortification, nullification, alienation, motivation, elation, excommunication, propagation, condensation, validation, desiccation, complication, speculation, undervaluation, hallucination, hesitation, revocation, generalization, cogitation, denomination, remediation, reservation, participation, infiltration, dictation, inundation, reinvigoration, hybridization, industrialization, reverberation, escalation, dispensation, decapitation, coronation, retardation, rumination, conservation, consolation, concentration, cancellation, damnation, visitation, sterilization, unionization, desecration, degeneration, predestination, exhalation, deflation, insinuation, hibernation, procreation, sequestration, interpretation, importation, depreciation, articulation, exploitation, celebration, perturbation, reclamation, depredation, verification, revaluation, prognostication, modernization, amortization, taxation, creation, federation, configuration, desperation, stagnation, ramification, deceleration, dedication, constellation, neutralization, popularization, nonproliferation, subsidization, exhumation, situation, westernization, translation, exfoliation, notation, polarization, narration, rationalization, compensation, adulation, denationalization, avocation, coordination, dalmatian, consultation, vindication, proliferation, invalidation, gestation, recuperation, incantation, convocation, fermentation, commemoration, justification, maximization, devastation, computation, obligation, quantification, excavation, domination, accumulation, excitation, immigration, centralization, termination, operation, cultivation, adoration, reparation, preservation, standardization, replication, misinterpretation, pronunciation;
  2. station, ration, nation;
  3. castration, cetacean, causation, alsatian, carnation, cessation, citation;
  4. abrogation, activation, aberration, abdication, accusation, acclimation;
  5. acceleration, abbreviation, accommodation, accreditation, abomination;
  6. capitalization, alphabetization;
  7. demilitarization, decriminalization, americanization;
  8. internationalization;

Quotes for Ostentation:

  1. Ostentation is signal flag of hypocrisy. Edwin Hubbel Chapin.
  2. Speak properly, and in as few words as can, but always plainly; for end of speech is ostentation but to be understood. William Penn.
  3. That is given pride and ostentation is rather an ambition a bounty. Lucius Annaeus Seneca.