Definitions

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  • n. The act of pontificating

Etymologies

pontificate +‎ -ion (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • His pontification from the side line seems to want to counter a different direction for the country.

    Cheney named Conservative of the Year

  • Today it rates about 20 column inches of print, an editorial and maybe a pontification from the paper's columnist.

    Sound Politics: Last Call

  • The problem, inexpressibly sad as it is to have to say it, is that you're better served to listen to my "pontification" than that of the legitimate Pontiff, because I am, in my very limited way, saying what HE should be saying, but isn't.

    Clarification

  • "The problem, inexpressibly sad as it is to have to say it, is that you're better served to listen to my "pontification" than that of the legitimate Pontiff, because I am, in my very limited way, saying what HE should be saying, but isn't."

    Clarification

  • Yeah, the Catholics, with an occasional "pontification" from the official pontificator (that's his job).

    What have these last eight years taught us about institutional religions?

  • In other words, the USA should clean up in its own backyard before it can justify its pontification attitude to foreign Governments.

    Friends don’t spy on friends

  • A couple of months back, some of you might recall, it was one Young Turk turned Old Guard with an ill-fated article on international SF, a Caesar of dubious pontification that met a Senate of aggravated responses.

    New BSC Review Column

  • I find it totally ironic to listen to the pontification of John McCain, who has never, ever in his mediocre political career critically review the issues before jumping on the bandwagon to further his own personal political ambitions.

    McCain: CIA secrecy story just beginning

  • And of course Fox is mentioned so there will be pontification about how those are biased.

    CNN Poll of Polls: Obama approval rating stabilizes

  • This Congress has a unique opportunity to prove to the American public that it's not just about partisanship, pontification and re-election.

    Rob Densen: Shadow on Your Chest X-Ray? Welcome to Groundhog Day

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