Translation of ostentation in Spanish:


ostentación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɒstɛnˈteɪʃ(ə)n//ˌɑstənˈteɪʃən/


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    ostentación feminine
    • After all, ostentation and luxury do not translate into a truly modern city.
    • It is clear that these costumes were worn as tokens of stately ostentation and to display the authority of the wearer.
    • Seeking to flee worldly pursuits by locating their monasteries within remote valleys, the Cistercians emphasized simplified ritual and inner meditation rather than outward ostentation.
    • He also shunned ostentation, and his increasing wealth was not reflected in the increasing size and cost of his cars; he drove a modest BMW.
    • Perhaps through such long experience, the hotel somehow manages to both reek of exclusivity and wealth while dodging gaudy ostentation.
    • I walked in without anyone noticing and was surprised by how low-key it was - nice hardwood floors and the distinct lack of ostentation at which WASPs excel.
    • By the beginning of the twentieth century the representative symbols of luxury and ostentation had come full circle.
    • His dream project is a monumental display of force and ostentation that has precious little value as a piece of drama or popular history.
    • Laurence's trademark flair for ostentation comes out in his interior designs and his clothes - and he insists he is just the same away from the TV cameras.
    • John Calvin's faith offers predestined salvation for a lucky few and requires adherents to work hard and shun ostentation.
    • The dandy rejected ostentation in favor of clean lines, somber materials and colors, impeccable cut, and perfect fit.
    • He was totally without ostentation or pretension and totally disinterested in wealth, honours or managerial power.
    • Unusually for a hotel of such quality, Pool House is run almost entirely by the charming owner family, and without a hint of ostentation.
    • The pomposity and ostentation of the rich seems to heighten the sense of our ultimate worthlessness.
    • Complaining about this kind of ostentation, and this evidence of conspicuous consumption, of course makes one sound like Scrooge.
    • Spanish tiling, pastel shades and walls partly of exposed stone and partly of wood panels create a stylish ambience without a hint of ostentation.
    • A quiet mystery man who exudes wisdom without ostentation, Kerr started his career as professor at UC Berkeley, became chancellor of Berkeley, and finally president of the whole UC system.
    • But they had to be careful not to show their wealth with too much ostentation.
    • But now, the first lines have been built, and they make a modest, decent contribution to the city, adding, without flash or ostentation, a literally new dimension.
    • About 35 serene green miles later, you're in Leiden, a university city girdled by canals and dominated by the gothic ostentation of its 15 th-century church.