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Word of the day
by sushmitaTG TEAM - Sunday, 17 November 2013, 12:22 PM
  Word of the day: Ostentatious

Ostentatious (adjective)
Meaning:
1.) Conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others. 
2.) (Of actions, manner, qualities exhibited, etc.) intended to attract notice. 

Examples: 
1.) The rap singer was known for his ostentatious appearance, including flashy jewelry. 
2.) He portrays the typical millionaire who avoids the ostentatious display of affluence.
3.) Lady Bountiful's ostentatious charity caught much notice. 

Origin: 1650–60; ostentat(ion) + -ious 
• Ostentation (noun): Display intended to impress others.
Example: It was felt to connote flash and ostentation rather than style and elegance.