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Definition of the noun Aggrandization
What does Aggrandization mean as a name of something?
- The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
- synonym: aggrandizement
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A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)
AGGRANDIzATION.3% m. s. [from aggrandize.] The act of o: There will be a pleasing and orderly circulation, no part of the body will consume by the o: of the other, but all motions will be orderly, and a just distribution be to all Young, Night Th.
by Samuel Johnson, John Walker
AGGRANDIZATION, (ag-gran-diz-a'-shun) m. s. The act of aggrandizing; or exalting. To AGGRANDIZE, (ag'-grqn-dize) v. a. make great; to enlarge; to exalt ; to inCrease ...
Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)
AGGRANdizAtion, ag-gran-de-za'shun, s. The act of aggrandizing. AGGRANdize, ag-gran-di'ze, c.a. (aqqrandiser, Fr.) To make great; to enlarge: to exalt; to improve in power, ...
An American Dictionary of the English Language: Intended to Exhibit, I. The Origin, Affinities and Primary Signification of English Words, as Far as They Have Been Ascertained. II. The Genuine Orthography and Pronunication of Words, According to General Usage, Or to Just Principles of Analogy. III. Accurate and Discriminating Definitions, with Numerous Authorities and Illustrations. To which are Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History and Connection of the Languages of Western Asia and of Europe, and a Concise Grammar of the English Language (1828)
by Noah Webster
cerns of another; as, the principal pays AGGRANDIZATION, n. The act of agA memorandum-book; the service or office L. ad and grandis. See Grand.] of a church; a ritual or liturgy. Encyc:1.
The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge (1898)
by John Clark Ridpath
— Aggrandization, ag'gran-diz- a'shon, n. The act of aggrandizing.
A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie
Aggrandization (ag'grau-dlz-a" shon), ...
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Video shows what aggrandization means. The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; ...
Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1A1N1D2I1Z10A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 14-letter word is 26 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.