Synonyms of inflation


1. inflation, rising prices, economic process

usage: a general and progressive increase in prices; "in inflation everything gets more valuable except money"

2. inflation, explosion, detonation, blowup

usage: (cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang

3. ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, puffiness, splashiness, inflation, inelegance

usage: lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

4. inflation, expansion, enlargement

usage: the act of filling something with air

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