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Definition of "aggrandizement" []

  • The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "aggrandizement" in a sentence
  • ""Eternity starts here; worldly aggrandizement is dust" Photography by Diana Ricci."
  • "However, if their rulers take the path of self-aggrandizement, which is virtually inevitable in the absence of accountability, then these people will begin to experience indignity and eventually they will revolt, often to settle for a new ruler who is perceived as more benign and dignity-respecting, but not necessarily democratic."
  • "I love when that happens to me, and hope when I do it people don't consider it patronizing or self-aggrandizement, which is (almost) never the spirit in which it is intended."