Conspicuous Consumption Definition

Showy extravagance in buying or using goods or services, meant to impress others with one's wealth, status, etc.
Webster's New World

Origin of Conspicuous Consumption

  • Coined by Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929) in 1899.

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