Thesaurus / pompousness

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A great landowner was remarkable for the pompousness of his manner.

Three things that characterise every haughty person: pompousness, elegance, (display of) wealth.

In his straight-forward, confiding manner there was no suggestion of his old sharpness and pompousness.

The Great QuestCharles Boardman Hawes

Mr. Warren looked more sympathetic than ever, and that was just as trying to bear as the pompousness of Doctor Newington.

The Heart of a WomanEmmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy

He had a pompousness or formal plenitude in his conversation, which I did not dislike.

He had cast off his pompousness and vanity, and was known to favor war to the bitter end.

The externality, the pompousness of intention, the theatrical postures, was part of the romantic constitution.

Musical PortraitsPaul Rosenfeld

Whether or not, in spite of his pompousness, he was grateful to me I didn't know; but I guessed that he was not.

The High HeartBasil King

"A great many considerations influence me," he said with a touch of pompousness.

QuisantAnthony Hope

It has no Pindaric involution, no Æschylean pompousness, no studied Sophoclean subtlety, no Euripidean concetti.

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