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Synonyms and Antonyms of pretension

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pretension

synonym (synonym of pretension)

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

antonym (antonym of pretension)

  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being natural and without pretensions (noun.attribute)
     

hypernym (pretension 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)
     
  • the advancing of a claim (noun.communication)
    an assertion of a right (as to money or property) (noun.communication)
     
  • the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth) (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles (noun.attribute)
     

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

  • (noun.attribute)
    pretentious or showy or vulgar display (noun.attribute)
     

derivation (.... is derived from pretension)

  • a false or unsupportable quality (noun.attribute)
    put forward a claim and assert right or possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth) (noun.attribute)
    making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    ostentatiously lofty in style (adj.all)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation pretence pretense largeness pretentiousness unpretentiousness artificiality unnaturalness claim ostentation pretend pretentious bombastic

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