Definitions For Pretension


  • A false or unsupportable quality
  • The quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)
  • The advancing of a claim
  • The unpleasant quality of people who think of themselves as more impressive, successful, or important than they really are
  • A desire to do something or a claim to be something that is impressive or important

Is Pretension a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Pretension is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pretension in a Sentence

  • He spoke about his achievements without pretension.
  • I admire his honesty and lack of pretension.
  • The restaurant offers excellent food without pretension.

Synonyms for Pretension

Antonyms for Pretension

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