- the quality of being pompous; ostentation; self-importance
- pl. -·ties a pompous act, remark, etc.
Origin of pomposityMiddle English pomposite from Late Latin pompositas: see pompous and -ity
- The quality of being pompous; self-importance.
- He shows great pomposity, the pretentious windbag.
- Your pomposity never ceases to astound me! Go do something unpleasant with a deer!