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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality of being marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • A harmless hilarity and a buoyant cheerfulness are not infrequent concomitants of genius, and we are never more deceived than when we mistake gravity for greatness, solemnity...
  • Labels: pimpin ', pomposity posted by Mungowitz @ 3/25/2009 03: 12: 00 PM
  • And in the case of Barack Obama, pomposity can also be a code word for race.
  • In my defense, may I remind you that the labels on the post are pimpin 'pomposity for more
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