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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."