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pompousadjective

uk   /ˈpɒm.pəs/  us   /ˈpɑːm-/ disapproving
too serious and full of importance: He's a pompous old prig who's totally incapable of taking a joke. He can sometimes sound a bit pompous when he talks about acting.
pomposity
noun [U] uk   /pɒmˈpɒs.ə.ti/  us   /pɑːmˈpɑː.sə.t̬i/ (also pompousness, uk   /-nəs/ us   )
pompously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
He strode around pompously, telling everyone what to do.
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