GRE Word List

POMPOSITY

self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important

The meaning of the word pomposity is self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important.

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