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inflated

[in-fley-tid] /ɪnˈfleɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
distended with air or gas; swollen.
2.
puffed up, as with pride.
3.
turgid or bombastic:
his inflated prose.
4.
unduly increased in level:
inflated costs.
5.
Economics. unduly expanded in amount, value, or size; characterized by inflation.
6.
Botany. hollow and enlarged or swelled out:
inflated perianth.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; inflate + -ed2
Related forms
inflatedly, adverb
inflatedness, noun
underinflated, adjective
uninflated, adjective
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