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pomposity

[ pom-pos-i-tee ]
/ p蓲m藞p蓲s 瑟 ti /
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noun, plural pom路pos路i路ties for 3.
the quality of being pompous.
pompous parading of dignity or importance.
an instance of being pompous, as by ostentatious loftiness of language, manner, or behavior.
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Also pomp路ous路ness [pom-puhs-nis] /藞p蓲m p蓹s n瑟s/ (for defs. 1, 2).

Origin of pomposity

1400鈥50; late Middle English pomposite<Late Latin pomp艒sit膩s.See pompous, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for pomposity

pomposity
/ (p蓲m藞p蓲s瑟t瑟) /

noun plural -ties
vain or ostentatious display of dignity or importance
the quality of being pompous
ostentatiously lofty style, language, etc
a pompous action, remark, etc
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