Synonyms for Ostentation:
n.plain, grandioseness. •exhibitionism, flashiness (noun)
array, spectacle, swagger, show, pretending, showiness, pomposity, fuss, pompousness, garishness, parade, pretension, magnificence, braggadocio, pomp, brag, flourish, pageantry, bravado, affectation, splendor, flamboyance.
showiness, gaudiness, flashiness.
pageantry, flourish, swaggar, pomposity, shamelessness, Bravura, splashiness, blatancy, pomp and circumstance, formality, boastfulness, opulence, snazziness, bravado, rakishness, exhibitionism, parade, ostentatiousness, Flagrancy, jauntiness, garishness, pompousness, fuss, dramatics, gaudiness, flamboyance, sensationalism, grandiosity, vanity, affectedness, grandiloquence, flashiness, splendor, dash, histrionics, fanfare, showiness, inflation, pomp, showmanship, ornateness.
pretense, air, bluff, show, impersonation, imposture, counterfeit, forgery, imitation, pose, guise, charade, fakery, deceit, disguise, claim, pretension, mannerism, fraud, facade, front, cover, stage, artificiality, falseness, device, gimmick, affectation, masquerade.
grandioseness, pompousness, grandiosity.
cockiness, egoism, narcissism, high-and-mightiness, self-glory, grandness, haughtiness, conceit, assurance, smugness, huffiness, condescension, confidence, high-handedness, pride.
Usage examples for ostentation
How many poor boys and young men he had helped along rough roads in their struggle up,- given them the coveted chance in one way and another, without ostentation or theory, simply in the human desire to help another with that surplus strength which had given him his position of vantage. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)