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Answered 2010-04-18 18:59:13

pompous (adjective) refers to the attitude displayed by someone who thinks they are very important. It is a form of vanity, self-aggrandizing pride and arrogance, and is shown by a pretentious and exaggerated display of 'dignity.'

e.g. "Although he is very rich, well-educated, related to the nobility, and lives in a massive mansion, he is not pompous at all."

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