Inflatedness

inflated

[in-fley-tid]
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:
1645–55; inflate + -ed2

inflatedly, adverb
inflatedness, noun
underinflated, adjective
uninflated, adjective
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inflate (ɪnˈfleɪt)
 
vb
1.  to expand or cause to expand by filling with gas or air: she needed to inflate the tyres
2.  (tr) to cause to increase excessively; puff up; swell: to inflate one's opinion of oneself
3.  (tr) to cause inflation of (prices, money, etc)
4.  (tr) to raise in spirits; elate
5.  (intr) to undergo economic inflation
 
[C16: from Latin inflāre to blow into, from flāre to blow]
 
in'flatedly
 
adv
 
in'flatedness
 
n
 
in'flater
 
n
 
in'flator
 
n

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inflate
1530s, from L. inflatus, pp. of inflare (see inflation).
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