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