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pomposity

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1 an exaggerated sense of one's importance that shows itself in the making of excessive or unjustified claims
  • restaurant reviews that are written with a pomposity that will leave a bad taste in anyone's mouth

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The first known use of pomposity was in 1572

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“Pomposity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pomposity. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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