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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lack of elegance as a consequence of being puffed up with vanity.

Usage examples (37)
  • This is just pompousness on the part of the reviewer.
  • He is a hidalgo of blue blood in pride, pompousness and poverty.
  • His customary arrogance and pompousness of manner were laid aside.
  • I confess, I find the pompousness of naturalists on this subject rather funny. for more
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