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Dictionary definition for: Inflated

1. (s) enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness; "had an exaggerated (or inflated) opinion of himself" "a hyperbolic style"

2. (a) expanded by (or as if by) gas or air; "an inflated balloon"

3. (s) pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals) "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school" "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution"

4. (s) increased especially to abnormal levels; "the raised prices frightened away customers" "inflated wages" "an inflated economy"

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