Definition of pomposity in English:


Syllabification: pom·pos·i·ty
Pronunciation: /pämˈpäsətē


  • The quality of being pompous; self-importance: his reputation for arrogance and pomposity
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    • We need a disposal service for our collective neuroses, something to clear away the rubbish of our self-regard and pomposity.
    • What would it take to bring wine back to the stature that it deserves - one where it is included in our everyday lives and given appreciation without pomposity?
    • That pricking of pomposity and ceremony reflects one of her enjoyable, endearing traits and a quality sadly missing in general politics since she quit.

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