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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pompouslyadverb

    in a pompous manner

    "he pompously described his achievements"


  1. pompouslyadverb

    In a pompous manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pompouslyadverb

    Magnificently; splendidly.

    Etymology: from pompous.

    Whate’er can urge ambitious youth to fight,
    She pompously displays before their sight. Dryden.


  1. pompously

    Pompously refers to expressing or behaving in a manner that is excessively self-important, arrogant, or showy. It typically suggests ostentatious display of dignity or importance, often in an exaggerated or pretentious way.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pompously in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pompously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    • A. abrupt
    • B. disjointed
    • C. sought
    • D. witless

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