noun, plural pom·pos·i·ties for 3.
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Example sentences from the Web for pomposity
The idea that jazz has become a catchword for pomposity is painful for those of us who care deeply about this music.
This will be salutary, and will deflate some of the pomposity-born-of-precociousness that bedevils Obama.
The inn-keeper at Valence amused us much by his empty pomposity.
He has lifted the only shield I cannot break, the shield of an impenetrable pomposity.The Napoleon of Notting Hill|Gilbert K. Chesterton
Horned heads, short-arched necks, and held-in chins abundantly told of pride and pomposity.Watched by Wild Animals|Enos A. Mills
I would have expected perhaps a certain solemnity or even pomposity in the style of it; he had never a strong sense of humour.The Dark Forest|Hugh Walpole
In their lofty eminence of pomposity they are challenged only by Anglican bishops and grand opera tenors.Damn!|Henry Louis Mencken