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adjective  /ˈpɑm·pəs/ disapproving us  
feeling or showing that you think you are better or more important than other people: I regarded him as somewhat pompous and opinionated.
noun [U]  /pɑmˈpɑs·ɪ·t̬i/ (also pompousness,  /ˈpɑm·pəs·nəs/) us  
disapproving the pomposity of New York society
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