Definition of inflated :
1. Distended or enlarged fictitiously; as, inflated prices, etc.
2. enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness; " had an exaggerated ( or inflated) opinion of himself"; " a hyperbolic style"
3. Filled, as with air or gas; blown up; distended; as, a balloon inflated with gas.
4. Hollow and distended, as a perianth, corolla, nectary, or pericarp.
5. of Inflate
6. Turgid; swelling; puffed up; bombastic; pompous; as, an inflated style.
puffed, full, exalted, high-minded, rarified, idealistic, overplay, exaggerate, cramped, overblown, flatulent, noble-minded, teeming, hyperbolized, idealize, bulging, magnify, inclusive, blown-up, inflate, increase, surcharged, tumid, chargeable, pumped up, high-flown, glorify, tumescent, verbose, filled, rarefied, half-price, outsize, basic, jammed, extra, overweening, turgid, all-inclusive, high-flying, overstate, euphuistic, busy, grand, dense, sublime, crowded, packed, fustian, pompous, discounted, hyperbolic, plain, all-in, play up, aggrandized, good, crammed, talk up, dignify, congested, overestimated, puffed up, overdrawn, exaggerated
expanded (part of speech: verb)
boastful (part of speech: adjective)
expensive (part of speech: adjective)
increased (part of speech: verb)
added, expanded, enlarged, fattened, burgeoned, magnified, boosted, grew, extended, increased, multiplied, augmented, upgraded, lengthened, additional, heightened, advanced, widened, incremented, amplified, accrued, larger, maximized, raised, grown, reinforced, broadened, swollen, elevated
ornately spoken or written (part of speech: adjective)
florid, rococo, elaborate, grandiloquent, gilded, rhetorical, flamboyant, eloquent, ponderous, baroque, opulent, high-sounding, lofty, bloated, voluble, showy, ornate, splashy, highfalutin, fancy, embellished, rich, flowery
- Now we see the probable reason why the sack is inflated in some species of sedges and not in others. - "Seed Dispersal", William J. Beal.
- Hard work, night and day, over a furnace hot enough to keep the metal running like water, was more favorable to action than thought; yet here I often nailed a newspaper to the post near my bellows, and read while I was performing the up and down motion of the heavy beam by which the bellows was inflated and discharged. - "Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass", Frederick Douglass.
- Beside the door on a hook hung an inflated pressure suit, complete with gloves, boots, and helmet. - "The Man Who Staked the Stars", Charles Dye.