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pretension

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  • nounairs, snobbishness
  • nounfalse claim, assertion of importance
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Synonyms for pretension

noun airs, snobbishness
  • conceit
  • hypocrisy
  • pomposity
  • snobbery
  • affectation
  • charade
  • disguise
  • fake
  • front
  • ostentation
  • phony
  • pretentiousness
  • put-on
  • self-importance
  • show
  • showboat
  • showiness
  • splash
  • vainglory
  • vanity
  • big talk
  • false front
  • showoff

Antonyms for pretension

  • modesty
  • reality
  • honesty
  • humility
  • truth

More words related to pretension

affectation

noun. pretended behavior to make an impression

affectedness

noun. affectation

airs

noun. affectation; pretended behavior

ambition

noun. strong desire for success

ambitions

noun. strong desire for success

arrogance

noun. exaggerated self-opinion
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