1. pomposity

noun. ['ˌpɑːmˈpɑːsɪti'] lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity.


  • splashiness
  • puffiness
  • pretentiousness
  • inflation
  • pompousness
  • ostentatiousness
  • inelegance


  • unpretentiousness
  • naturalness
  • disinflation
  • deflation

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Words that Rhyme with Pomposity

  • reciprocity
  • virtuosity

Example sentences of the word pomposity

1. Noun, singular or mass
Spartans famously lacked pomposity and employed a dry wit.

Quotes containing the word pomposity

1. We are not actually in charge of life, yet behave as if we are the masters of our own destiny. The realization of this fact is quite a hard one. The ridiculousness of our pomposity and presumption can only result in anger or humor.
- Billy Childish