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1. pretension

noun. ['priːˈtɛnʃən'] a false or unsupportable quality.

Synonyms

  • artificiality
  • pretence

Antonyms

  • elegance
  • littleness
  • smallness

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Rhymes with Pretension

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • prevention
  • extension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
  • ascension
  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen
  • gentian

Sentences with pretension


1. Noun, singular or mass
For some, French cuisine has a reputation for luxury and extravagance, and for others ostentation and pretension.

2. pretension

noun. ['priːˈtɛnʃən'] the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth).

Synonyms

  • ostentation
  • pretentiousness
  • largeness

Antonyms

  • unpretentiousness
  • stupidity
  • forfeit
  • derequisition

3. pretension

noun. ['priːˈtɛnʃən'] the advancing of a claim.

Antonyms

  • obviate
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