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pre·ten·tious·ness

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  1. ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, puffiness, splashiness, inflationnoun

    lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

    Synonyms:
    swelling, puffiness, fanfare, pomposity, flash, pretension, rising prices, largeness, ostentation, inflation, splashiness, lump, ostentatiousness, pompousness

    Antonyms:
    unpretentiousness

  2. pretentiousness, pretension, largenessnoun

    the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)

    Synonyms:
    breadth, puffiness, comprehensiveness, pretence, pomposity, extensiveness, pretension, pretense, largeness, ostentation, inflation, splashiness, bigness, ostentatiousness, pompousness

    Antonyms:
    unpretentiousness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pretentiousnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    assumption, conceit, PRETENSION

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