Definition of pomposity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pɒmˈpɒsəti//
; NAmE NAmE//pɑːmˈpɑːsəti//
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the quality of showing that you think you are more important than other people, especially by using long and formal words synonym pretentiousness The prince's manner was informal, without a trace of pomposity.