Synonyms for aggrandizement

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-gran-diz-muh nt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈgræn dɪz mənt

Top 10 synonyms for aggrandizement Other synonyms for the word aggrandizement

Définition of aggrandizement

Origin :
  • 1650s, from French agrandissement, noun of action from agrandir (see aggrandize).
  • noun exaltation
  • noun increase
Example sentences :
  • 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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