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pompous

adjective
 
 
/ˈpɒmpəs/
Someone who is pompous is too serious and thinks they are more important than they really are.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
pompously adverb pomposity
 
 
/pɒmˈpɒsəti/ noun [U]
pompous behaviour or speechShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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