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pretentiousness

Noun

1 lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity [syn: ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, splashiness, inflation]
2 the quality of being pretentious (creating a false appearance of great importance or worth) [syn: pretension] [ant: unpretentiousness]

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English

Noun

  1. the quality of being pretentious
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