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Definition of "pompousness" [pompousness]

  • The quality of being pompous (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pompousness" in a sentence
  • "These three events together, the Unwitting Thief, the Summers parody, and the Gore parody, point to a peculiar vacuum of confidence in the middle years of the last decade -- they also happen to be the time McEwan wrote Saturday, and it is not too much to claim that the fatal flaw in that book was a certain pompousness toward Western righteousness."
  • "These will not be numbered among the devotees of Waugh, and probably struggle with pompousness, may be cumbrous or even clumsy from time to time."
  • "The Treatise veers between the insecure pompousness and pompous insecurity of a man who dons bling on dirty fingers and then sets out to create the urtext of social seemliness."