Definition of inflated in English:


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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfleɪtɪd


  • 1Distended through being filled with air or gas: a partially inflated balloon
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    • Then replace the punctured rear wheel with the inflated front wheel.
    • His first design used a number of thin inflated tubes inside a leather cover.
    • By the end of the day several inflated balloons will end up littering the far bank.
  • 2Excessively or unreasonably high: inflated salaries
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    • The power has already been bought in advance at grossly inflated prices.
    • Many younger workers are buying stock at vastly inflated prices.
    • Number of cocaine use days prior to treatment was covaried to control for inflated anxiety levels due to higher cocaine use levels.
  • 2.1Exaggerated: you have a very inflated opinion of your worth
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    • Ah, they're all about inflated self-importance, anyway.
    • Then tougher legislation is announced to deal with the inflated problem.
    • My prize goes to whoever wrote the ridiculously inflated press blurb.

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