Examples of pomposity in a Sentence
restaurant reviews that are written with a pomposity that will leave a bad taste in anyone's mouth
his over-the-top trophy mansion should give you some idea of his pomposity
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Our truly fearless leader's criticism of the almost snickering pomposity in Europe and the UN is long overdue.
The pomposity genes that so many politicians carry seem to have passed him by.
One of the darkest comedies ever created about the art world covering issues of race, class, gender and pomposity.
Garcia, both bestowing and receiving paternal advice, differentiates between father and son with help from a pair of eyeglasses and an air of British pomposity.
There is a certain power in laughing at the absurdity of evil totalitarianism, which is propped up by pomp and propaganda — Iannucci illustrates that well with the grandeur and pomposity of Stalin’s funeral.
The power, the pomposity, the fun of commanding a room.
Even as her fame increased, so did the attacks against her, from accusations of pomposity to charges of contempt, obscenity and sedition.
Jokes are the sword otherwise powerless people can use to puncture pomposity.
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arrogance, assumption, bumptiousness, consequence, haughtiness, hauteur, high horse, huffiness, imperiousness, loftiness, lordliness, masterfulness, pompousness, presumptuousness, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness, self-importance, superciliousness, superiority;
cockiness, complacence, conceit, egoism, egotism, pride, pridefulness, self-assumption, self-centeredness, self-complacency, self-conceit, self-content, self-contentment, self-opinion, self-partiality, self-satisfaction, smugness, swelled head, vanity;
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