Origin of pomp
Related formspomp·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for pomp
If a product is beautiful, why do you need all that pomp and circumstance?The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way|Tom Teodorczuk|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, there was a high school band striking up the Elgar march “Pomp and Circumstance.”
A glittering spectacle of British pomp and majesty it may be, but the clothes are rather tight, and the room is somewhat airless.Thump! Audible Crash As Queen's Page Boy Collapses At Opening of Parliament|Tom Sykes|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Compared to where we had just been, what we had so recently done, all the pomp and circumstance seemed ingratiatingly trivial.
We still seem driven by hype, by illusory health scares and benefits, by pomp, by the new and trendy, than by taste.
The pomp and vanity of dress was carried by both sexes to extravagance.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
He has a natural antipathy to pomp, and swagger, and fierce demeanor.John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character|William Makepeace Thackeray
To endow two rained-on and shabby gentlemen with pomp and circumstance!The Tin Soldier|Temple Bailey
Redvignez set himself very skilfully to do so, for Pomp was ignorant and exceedingly greedy for wealth.Adrift on the Pacific|Edward S. Ellis
Here were no pomp and circumstance to interpose their false colours before the sordid vista of the future.The Mayor of Warwick|Herbert M. Hopkins