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Ostentatious meaning

fastuous meaning

Adjective: ostentatious Pronunciation: (ós,ten’tey-shus) Ostentatious meaning: Intended to attract notice and impress others. Marked by conspicuous and sometimes pretentious display. Tawdry or vulgar. Lack of respect. Synonyms: pretentious, conspicuous, obtrusive, flamboyant, gaudy, garish, tinsel, brash, ... Read More »

Ostracize meaning

aberrant and aberrant meaning

Verb: ostracize Pronunciation: (‘os-tru,sIz) Ostracize meaning:  Expel from a community or group. Avoid speaking to or dealing with. Synonyms: banish, cast out, shun Quotations:  William Roderick – That day, I did what I had to do, It’s good ... Read More »

Orison meaning

orison meaning

Noun: orison Pronunciation: (or-i-zun) Orison meaning: Reverent petition to a deity. Synonyms: prayer, petition. Quotations: St. Teresa of Avila – Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you ... Read More »

Obstinate meaning

obstinate meaning

Adjective: obstinate Pronunciation: (ob-sti-nut) Obstinate meaning: Very difficult to deal with or not easily subdued or removed. Resistant to guidance or discipline. Always tending to do the opposite of what is normal or wanted.In other ... Read More »

Oblivion meaning

oblivion meaning

Noun: oblivion Pronunciation: (u’bli-vee-un) Oblivion meaning: Total forgetfulness. The state of being unconscious or unaware or the state of not knowing what is going on around you. Synonyms: forgetfulness Derived forms: oblivions Quotations: Johnny Cash – The Master ... Read More »

Obfuscate meaning

obfuscate meaning

Verb: obfuscate Pronunciation: (,ob-fu’skeyt) Obfuscate meaning: To make obscure or unclear.To make more difficult to understand. Synonyms: confuse, becloud, blur Derived forms: obfuscated, obfuscates, obfuscating Quotations: Nell Minow – You’re supposed to tell the truth and be open ... Read More »

Outcast meaning

aberrant and aberrant meaning

Noun: outcast Pronunciation: (‘awt,kast) Outcast meaning: A person who is rejected from the society or home. Adjective: outcast Meaning: Excluded from a society. Synonyms: castaway, castoff, reject Derived forms: outcasts Quotations: Ludwig van Beethoven – My misfortune ... Read More »

Oar meaning

oar meaning

Noun: oar Pronunciation: (or) Oar meaning: An implement used to propel or steer a boat. Usually a long pole that is flat and wide at one end. Verb: oar Meaning: To propel using oars. Synonyms: ... Read More »

Osseous meaning

Adjective: osseous Pronunciation: (o`-see-us) Osseous meaning: Composed of bone; capable of forming bone; bony or full of bones. Synonyms: bony, osteal Quotations:  Robertson Davies – A big man is always accused of gluttony, whereas a ... Read More »

Ovoid meaning

ovoid morphing lights - ovoid meaning

Adjective: ovoid Pronunciation: (ow,voyd) Ovoid meaning:  Having the shape of an egg or resembling an egg in shape. Synonyms: egg-shaped, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, oviform Noun: ovoid Ovoid meaning: An egg-shaped object Quotations:  The Medicinal Plants ... Read More »

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