Sentence Examples

  • His style is generally harsh, often pompous and extremely obscure, occasionally even journalistic in tone, but the author's foreign origin and his military life and training partially explain this.
  • Gregoras shows considerable industry, but his style is pompous and affected.
  • The pompous ceremonials of the civilized tribes of Mexico and the Cordilleras in South America, when analysed, reveal only a higher grade of the prevailing idea.
  • Dr Howley, who was nothing if not pompous, answered that he had come on state business, to which everything, even sleep, must give place.
  • In point of style it is greatly inferior to the Histories - florid, pompous and affected, and at the same time tedious.