Synonyms for aggrandizement
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uh-gran-diz-muh nt|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈgræn dɪz mənt|
Top 10 synonyms for aggrandizement
Définition of aggrandizementOrigin :
- 1650s, from French agrandissement, noun of action from agrandir (see aggrandize).
- noun exaltation
- noun increase
- The people were enslaved for the aggrandizement and power of a foreign church and state.
- Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou
- The old Kittredge had sought only his own aggrandizement, and his son was his son.
- Extract from : « In a Little Town » by Rupert Hughes
- Rome had been too occupied with politics and aggrandizement ever to become cultured.
- Extract from : « Old-Time Makers of Medicine » by James J. Walsh
- But what if the path of aggrandizement be also the path of safety?
- Extract from : « Current History, A Monthly Magazine » by New York Times
- For not so much to his own strength as to your laziness does he owe his present aggrandizement.
- Extract from : « Museum of Antiquity » by L. W. Yaggy
- What has that to do with the matter, as long as it adds to the aggrandizement of our house and name?
- Extract from : « The Champdoce Mystery » by Emile Gaboriau
- And in this comedy of aggrandizement the puppets were willing—as puppets must needs be.
- Extract from : « Under the Rose » by Frederic Stewart Isham
- Sir Reginald's every thought was for his daughter—for her aggrandizement.
- Extract from : « Rookwood » by William Harrison Ainsworth
- Goya made his appearance, and with him Spanish art underwent a renewal and an aggrandizement.
- Extract from : « Goya » by Fr. Crastre
- The wars in which this system was evolved were wars for prestige and aggrandizement.
- Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5 » by Various
Antonyms for aggrandizement
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