Synonyms of pretension in English:

pretension


See definition of pretension

noun

1‘the author firmly denies any pretension to exhaustive coverage’

SYNONYMS

aspiration, claim, assertion, pretence, profession, purporting

2‘I dislike the pretension of her style’

SYNONYMS

pretentiousness, affectation, affectedness, ostentation, ostentatiousness, artificiality, attitudinizing, airs, posing, posturing, showing off, hypocrisy, snobbery, show, flashiness

pomposity, pompousness, floweriness, grandiosity, grandness, grandiloquence, magniloquence, elaborateness, extravagance, heroics, flamboyance, ornateness, bombast, turgidity, rhetoric, pedantry

informal la-di-da

British informal side

NZ Australian informal guyver

rare fustian, flatulence