1. pretended

adjective. ['priːˈtɛndəd, priːˈtɛndɪd'] adopted in order to deceive.


  • fictitious
  • put on
  • imitative
  • fictive
  • assumed
  • counterfeit
  • false


  • real
  • uncover
  • undeceive
  • undress

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Words that Rhyme with Pretended

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Example sentences of the word pretended

1. Verb, past tense
One woman even pretended to be Humpfner's widow so she could get her hands on his fortune.

Quotes containing the word pretended

1. Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.
- Adam Smith

2. How would your life be different if…You pretended those around you were deaf to your words? Let today be the day…You let your actions speak and communicate your feelings and intentions.
- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

3. ,the rest of the girls pretended not to notice. That's just what best friends do.
- Sara Shepard, Pretty Little Liars