Pompous synonyms

pŏm'pəs
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Claiming that or behaving as if one is important or deserving of merit when such is not the case:
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Pompous and bombastic:
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Having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one's own importance; pompous or officious
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Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others:
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(Archaic) Inflated, overfilled.
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Affected refers to a pretentious and fake action or speech.
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The definition of condescending is acting in a way that shows a superior attitude.
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Feeling or expressing disdain; scornful and aloof
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That flaunts; showy or gaudy
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Having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.; vain and egotistical.
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Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
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The definition of haughty is an arrogant person.
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Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect:
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Having grandeur or magnificence; imposing; impressive
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Characteristic of the theater; dramatic; esp. (in disparagement), melodramatic, histrionic, showy, or affected
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Hollow and enlarged:
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Extravagantly ambitious or aspiring
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Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
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Past the stage of full bloom:
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Marked by or given to extravagant, often tasteless display.
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(Informal) Dull or stodgy; not interesting or stimulating
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Alternative spelling of highfalutin.
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Reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant
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Inspiring awe and reverence; imposing and magnificent
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Much bigger than desired:
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Crudely or loudly assertive; pushy.
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Having important consequences; significant:
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The definition of fatuous is foolish or silly.
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Pompous and pretentious
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Alternative form of highfalutin.
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Peevish; sulky.
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Angered or offended
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Making a strong impression because of great size, strength, dignity, etc.; impressive
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Audaciously rude or disrespectful; impertinent or impudent.
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Big as compared with others of its kind; of more than usual or average size, extent, or amount
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High, tall, having great height or stature
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Pertaining to, produced by, or of the nature of, magistery.
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Marked by excessive eagerness in offering unwanted services or advice to others:
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Domineering in manner; arrogant:
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(Archaic) Having or showing a sense of duty and loyalty to family, friends, etc.
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Of or pertaining to the pontifices of Ancient Rome.
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The definition of portentous is having the feeling of evil or foreboding.
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Tending toward excessive moralization.
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Blowing or coming in puffs
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Disagreeably aggressive or forward.
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Becoming red; specif., blushing or flushing
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Characterized by sanctimony:
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Expressing much in few words; short and pithy; pointed
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The definition of smug is the showing of extreme satisfaction with oneself.
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Contemptuous; disdainful
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Having the property of being a snob; arrogant and pretentious; smugly superior or dismissive of perceived inferiors.
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Snobbishly aloof; haughty.
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Of, like, or dirtied with snot
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The definition of stately is someone or something with a majestic and dignified manner.
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(Of a building) Supported by stilts.
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Alternative spelling of stuck up.
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The definition of supercilious is someone who feels or acts like they are better than everyone else.
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(comparative more swaggering, superlative most swaggering)
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Of a bulging shape; protuberant.
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(Of language or style) Overly complex and difficult to understand; grandiloquent; bombastic.
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(Cricket, of a shot) In which the ball is hit into the air, with the chance of being caught
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Haughty or presumptuous, especially for one's rank or social standing:
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Having or showing excessive pride in one's appearance or accomplishments; conceited.
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Boastfully vain and proud of oneself
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Moral or intellectual greatness; nobility
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The quality of being orotund.
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Showy display, as of wealth or knowledge; pretentiousness
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Pageants and their presentation.
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A self-important, pompous official
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A procession distinguished by ostentation and splendor; a pageant.
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A pompous act, remark, etc.
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A false or studied show; an affectation:
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The definition of a ritual is a rite, practice or observance, particularly in a religion.
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Vain show or empty pomp
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(Intransitive) To speak in a patronizing, supercilious or pompous manner, especially at length.
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Tending to boast or brag.
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Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
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Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
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Lacking the ability to cut easily; not sharp.
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Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
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Easy to understand, do, or carry out:
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The definition of highfalutin is arrogant or pompous.
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Excessively formal or proper
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