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fastuous

fas·tu·ous
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fas-choo-uh s]
    • /ˈfæs tʃu əs/
    • /fˈastʃuːəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fas-choo-uh s]
    • /ˈfæs tʃu əs/

Definitions of fastuous word

  • adjective fastuous haughty; arrogant. 1
  • adjective fastuous showy; ostentatious. 1
  • adjective fastuous arrogant, proud, haughty 0
  • adjective fastuous haughty; lofty 0
  • adjective fastuous ostentatious; pretentious 0
  • adjective fastuous (Obsolete (No longer in use)) proud; haughty; disdainful. 0

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Origin of fastuous

First appearance:

before 1630
One of the 42% oldest English words
1630-40; < Latin fastuōsus, equivalent to fastu(s) haughtiness, arrogance (cf. fastidious) + -ōsus -ous

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Parts of speech for Fastuous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fastuous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fastuous usage trend in Literature

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