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swollen - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'swollen' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Swollen
- of Swell
- p. p. of Swell.
2 . Swollen [ a.]
- Enlarged by swelling; immoderately increased; as, swollen eyes; swollen streams.

Meaning of 'swollen' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . swollen [ s]
Meaning (1):
- characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
Example in sentence:
  • a conceited fool;
  • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance;
  • an egotistical disregard of others;
  • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary;
  • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty;
  • vain about her clothes