pomposity

[pom-pos-i-tee]
noun, plural pomposities for 3.
1.
the quality of being pompous.
2.
pompous parading of dignity or importance.
3.
an instance of being pompous, as by ostentatious loftiness of language, manner, or behavior.
Also, pompousness [pom-puhs-nis] , (for defs 1, 2).


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English pomposite < Late Latin pompōsitās. See pompous, -ity

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pomposity (pɒmˈpɒsɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  vain or ostentatious display of dignity or importance
2.  the quality of being pompous
3.  ostentatiously lofty style, language, etc
4.  a pompous action, remark, etc

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pomposity
early 15c., from L.L. pompositas, from pomposus "stately, pompous" (see pompous). The sense of "ostentatious display" is from 1610s; earlier in Fr. pomposité.
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Example sentences
Here is, indeed, the incredible order and pomposity of nineteenth-century
  military maneuvering.
It would also explain the pomposity often demonstrated by said mace bearers.
There you go advertising your pomposity and arrogance once again.
Both prize the freedoms they enjoy, both are quite pragmatic and
  individualistic, and both disdain pomposity and arrogance.
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