bumptious + -ness
bumptiousness (usually uncountable, plural bumptiousnesses)
- The state of being bumptious; conceitedness.
- 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 13,
- Gerald's special mixture of laziness and ambition seemed to crystallize under the camera into brutal bumptiousness.
the state of being bumptious