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pomposity

pom·pos·i·ty

pomposity

pronunciation:
pam pa sih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: pomposities
definition 1: the state of being pompous.
definition 2: an act of pompous ostentation.
similar words:
pomp
Word Parts
The word pomposity contains the following part:
-osity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or condition of
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Most adjectives ending in "-ous," or "-ose1" can combine with "-ity" to form nouns ending in -osity .