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[おお()·()·()]
oogesa
na adjective, noun

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oogesa

English Meaning(s) for 大袈裟

na adjective, noun
  1. grandiose; exaggerated

Definition and Synonyms for 大袈裟

Overstated represented as greater than is true or reasonable
Synonyms: たいそう, オーバー, おどろおどろしい, 事々しい, 仰々しい, 仰山, 大きい, 大げさ, 大仰, 物々しい, 誇大
Exuberant unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
Synonyms: あまり, むやみ, やたら, たいそう, むやみやたら, 余る, 大げさ, ご大層, 法外, 甚だしい, 過分, 過剰, 過大, 過度, 過当

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Sample Sentences for 大袈裟

The agitator is inclined to exaggerate trivial matters.
His story is highly colored.
You are exaggerating the problem.
Don't take it literally. He is inclined to exaggerate.

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