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Definition of aggrandization word

  • noun aggrandization The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement. 1

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aggrandization popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for aggrandization

noun aggrandization

  • glorification — a glorified or more splendid form of something.
  • tribute — a gift, testimonial, compliment, or the like, given as due or in acknowledgment of gratitude or esteem.
  • praising — the act of expressing approval or admiration; commendation; laudation.
  • increase — to make greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality; augment; add to: to increase taxes.
  • amplification — the act or result of amplifying

Antonyms for aggrandization

noun aggrandization

  • compression — the act of compressing or the condition of being compressed
  • decline — If something declines, it becomes less in quantity, importance, or strength.
  • decrease — When something decreases or when you decrease it, it becomes less in quantity, size, or intensity.
  • drop — a small quantity of liquid that falls or is produced in a more or less spherical mass; a liquid globule.
  • lessening — to become less.

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