Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Pomposity Defined

Pronunciation: \ˈpäm-pəs\
Function: adjective
Date: 15th century

1 : excessively elevated or ornate 2 : having or exhibiting self-importance : arrogant 3 : relating to or suggestive of pomp : magnificent

pomp·ous·ly adverb

pomp·ous·ness noun

Roman Polanski-3.jpg Sleazy, pompous child rapist and scofflaw Roman Polanski

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