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Noun
Plural for the quality of being pretentious
“We liked him for his honesty and lack of pretension.”
Noun
Plural for a claim or assertion of a claim to something
“Budgets were cut right back and all pretension to filmmaking disappeared.”
Noun
Plural for something that one hopes or intends to accomplish
“… has serious pretensions of becoming a writer.”
Noun
Plural for false claim, assertion of importance
Noun
Manners put on to impress people
Noun
Behaviour, speech, or writing that is pretentious and designed to impress
Noun
Overestimation of one's own importance
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