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.
self-importance, imperiousness, pompousness, sententiousness, grandiosity, affectation, stiffness, airs, pretentiousness, pretension, arrogance, vanity, haughtiness, pride, conceit, egotism, superciliousness, condescension, affectednessbombast, loftiness, pompousness, turgidity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, ornateness, portentousness, pedantry, boastfulness, boasting, bragging, sonorousness, windiness