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1. Claiming that or behaving as if one is important or deserving of merit when such is not the case: a pretentious socialite.
2. Showing or betraying an attitude of superiority: made pretentious remarks about his education.
3. Marked by an extravagant or presumptuous outward show; ostentatious: a pretentious house. See Synonyms at showy.
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|Adv.||1.||pretentiously - in a pretentious manner; "this author writes pretentiously"|
unpretentiously - in an unpretentious manner; "she was unpretentiously dressed even though she was the guest of honor"
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pretentiously[prɪˈtenʃəslɪ] ADV → con pretenciosidad
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