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  Words related to pretension

Related / Similar Words: pretense, pretence, pretentiousness

 

Definition:
  • a false or unsupportable quality;
  • the quality of being pretentious (creating a false appearance of great importance or worth);
  • the advancing of a claim; "his pretension to the crown"; "the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort";

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    Hyponyms: ostentation

     

    Derivational Morphology: pretend

     

    Anagrams: reposition, positioner, tennis pro, resorption

     

     
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