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Meaning of AGGRANDIZEMENT

Pronunciation:  u'grandizmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"
 

AGGRANDIZEMENT is a 14 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: aggrandisement, elevation
 
 See Also: ego trip, increase, self-aggrandisement, self-aggrandizement, step-up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ag*gran"dize*ment\ (?; 277), n. [Cf. F.
agrandissement.]
The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or
exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation;
enlargement; as, the emperor seeks only the aggrandizement of
his own family.

Syn: Augmentation; exaltation; enlargement; advancement;
     promotion; preferment.

 

 

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