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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ostentatious  \Os`ten*ta"tious\,  a. 
  Fond  of  or  evincing,  ostentation;  unduly  conspicuous; 
  pretentious;  boastful. 
  Far  from  being  ostentatious  of  the  good  you  do 
  The  ostentatious  professions  of  many  years.  --Macaulay. 
  --  {Os`ten*ta"tious*ly},  adv  --  {Os`ten*ta"tious*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  intended  to  attract  notice  and  impress  others  "an 
  ostentatious  sable  coat"  [syn:  {pretentious}]  [ant:  {unostentatious}] 
  2:  of  a  display  that  is  tawdry  or  vulgar  [syn:  {pretentious},  {kitsch}] 

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