meaning of aggrandizement

aggrandizement meaning in General Dictionary

The work of aggrandizing and/or state of being aggrandized or exalted in power ranking honor or wide range exaltation enhancement as the emperor seeks only the aggrandizement of his very own household

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  • the act of increasing the wide range or status or power or range of some thing
  • The work of aggrandizing, or even the condition of being aggrandized or exalted in energy, position, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement; since, the emperor seeks just the aggrandizement of his or her own family.

aggrandizement meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, from French agrandissement, noun of activity from agrandir (see aggrandize).


aggrandizement meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The act of aggrandizing, or perhaps the condition to be aggrandized or exalted in power, ranking, honor, or wide range; exaltation; development; since, the emperor seeks just the aggrandizement of his or her own household.


Sentence Examples with the word aggrandizement

No sooner had Leo been made pope than he formed schemes for the aggrandizement of his family.

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