One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘consumers abandoned the excess and ostentation of the 1980s’
showiness, show, showing off, ostentatiousness
pretentiousness, pretension, vulgarity, conspicuousness, obtrusiveness, display, flamboyance, gaudiness, garishness, tinsel, brashness, loudness, extravagance, ornateness, theatricality, kitschness, affectation, bad taste, tastelessness, self-advertisement, exhibitionism, flaunting
informal flashiness, flash, flashness, glitz, glitziness, ritziness, swankiness, swank, splashiness
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