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pretense

synonym (synonym of pretense)

  • (noun)
    A pretense, in the unfavorable, which is also the usual sense, is something advanced or displayed for the purpose of concealing the reality. A person more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of giving a false appearance (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    pretending with intention to deceive (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    imaginative intellectual play (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    a false or unsupportable quality (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    an artful or simulated semblance (noun.attribute)
     

antonym (antonym of pretense)

hypernym (pretense IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a false or unsupportable quality (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being produced by people and not occurring naturally (noun.attribute)
     
  • an artful or simulated semblance (noun.attribute)
    an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading (noun.attribute)
     
  • imaginative intellectual play (noun.cognition)
    the ability to form mental images of things or events (noun.cognition)
     
  • pretending with intention to deceive (noun.communication)
    a misleading falsehood (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of giving a false appearance (noun.act)
    the act of deceiving (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF pretense relation)

  • pretending with intention to deceive (noun.communication)
    pretense that your position is stronger than it really is (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    an expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction (noun.communication)
     
  • the act of giving a false appearance (noun.act)
    pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the enactment of a pretense (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    making a false outward show (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from pretense)

  • a false or unsupportable quality (noun.attribute)
    put forward a claim and assert right or possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • imaginative intellectual play (noun.cognition)
    imagined as in a play (adj.all)
     
  • pretending with intention to deceive (noun.communication)
    making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction (adj.all)
     
  • the act of giving a false appearance (noun.act)
    make believe with the intent to deceive (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    make a pretence of (verb.creation)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation affectation disguise feigning pretence dissembling make-believe actuality frankness ingenuousness reality sincerity candor deceit deception color colour artificiality imagery appearance show make-believe pretend affectation affectedness affect dissemble assume feign pretend make-believe

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