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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Rhymes with Pomposity

  • reciprocity
  • virtuosity

Sentences with pomposity

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

Quotes about 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