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ostentation

noun [U]     /ˌɒs.tenˈteɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌɑː.stən-/ disapproving
the quality of being ostentatious : Her luxurious lifestyle and personal ostentation were both hated and envied .Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
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