The definition of pompous is someone who has excessive self-esteem.
Affected is defined as a situation when something impacts you or is something that was directed towards you and resulted in some emotional or other change in you.
The definition of decorous is something done properly and with good taste.
Marked by or causing embarrassment or discomfort:
High-sounding but with little meaning.
Covered or decorated with flowers
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
Seeming or trying to seem very important; pompous and showy
Of or like buckram
Stiffened with starch.
(Figuratively) As if made of wood, moving awkwardly, unmoving.
(Informal) Dull or stodgy; not interesting or stimulating
Not included in nature; artificial:
Obviously planned or calculated; not spontaneous or natural; labored:
Mawkishly sentimental; corny.
Acting in accordance with or resulting from a natural feeling, impulse, or tendency, without any constraint, effort, or premeditation
Marked by or displaying integrity; upright:
Actually possessing the alleged or apparent attribute or character:
The definition of prim is a proper, precise and formal person.
Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
Find another word for stilted. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stilted, like: pompous, affected, decorous, egotistic, prim, artificial, awkward, bombastic, flowery, formal and grandiloquent.