Definition of grandiose:
aesthetic, la-di-da, gallant, baroque, camp, a, hoity-toity, absurd, royal, imposing, artistic, campy, imperial, heroic, superb, wrong, plain, impressive, august, irrational, abstract, lordly, egotistic, ridiculous, baronial, puffy, accessible, noble, highfaluting, hifalutin, proud, perverse, hysterical, self-important, high-minded, splendid, theatrical, Homeric, glorious, magnific, study at grand, regal, puffed-up, unreasonable, artsy-craftsy, avant-garde, sublime, highfalutin, snippy, monumental, epic, extreme, childish, pretentious, stately, good, irresponsible.
large (part of speech: adjective)
ostentatious (part of speech: adjective)
No doubt Art had had to put aside some grandiose visions, considering the turn that events had taken: Whole asteroids moved across the distance, and put into orbit around the Earth, so that their mineral wealth could be extracted more conveniently.- "The Planet Strappers", Raymond Zinke Gallun.
- "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.
But where Michelangelo achieved a triumph of boldness, lesser natures were betrayed into bizarrerie; and this chapel of the Medici, in spite of its grandiose simplicity, proved a stumbling- block to subsequent architects by encouraging them to despise propriety and violate the laws of structure.- "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.