Definition of Pomposities

1. Noun. (plural of pomposity) ¹



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Definition of Pomposities

1. pomposity [n] - See also: pomposity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pomposities

pompholyx
pomphus
pompier
pompillion
pompion
pompions
pompire
pompoleon
pompoleons
pompom
pompoms
pompon
pompons
pompoon
pompoons
pomposities (current term)
pomposity
pompous
pompously
pompousness
pompousnesses
pomps
pomroy
pomroys
poms
pomset
pomsets
pomwater
pomwaters
pomœrium

Literary usage of Pomposities

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1. Italy: With Sketches of Spain and Portugal by William Beckford (1835)
"pomposities of the Town House. Ems, July 14. I HAVE just made a discovery, that this place is as full of idlers and water-drinkers as their Highnesses of ..."

2. The Real Blake: A Portrait Biography by Edwin John Ellis (1907)
"Yet it requires intellect and taste superior to that of nine people out of ten to be even a tame dabbler in little pomposities. Blake in cool moments did as ..."

3. Imaginary Obligations by Frank Moore Colby (1908)
"Middle age is the conventional garden where the little pomposities are ... Youth is the time for weeding out the little pomposities so that they will not ..."

4. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1914)
"... modelling his blank verse on Milton's, he achieves inversions, pauses and pomposities which are wholly unlike the smooth and simple rapidity of Homer. ..."

5. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1903)
"... the birth-days, levees, processions to parliament, inauguration pomposities, etc. But the copy published says, "as they have already submitted us to the ..."

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