Synonyms of pretentiousness


1. ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, puffiness, splashiness, inflation, inelegance

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

2. pretentiousness, pretension, largeness, unnaturalness

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

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