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Definition of 'pretentiousness'


  1. lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
       Synonyms: ostentation ostentatiousness pomposity pompousness puffiness splashiness inflation
  2. the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)
       Synonyms: pretension largeness
       Antonyms: unpretentiousness

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