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: An act of pretending or pretension; a false claim or pretext

That part of education that turned up in the latest phase of our argument, the cross-examination of the empty pretence of wisdom, is none other, we must declare, than the true-blooded kind of sophistry.

pre·tence pretences in AM, use pretense1. A pretence is an action or way of behaving that is intended to make people believe something that is not true. Welland made a pretence of writing a note in his pad We have to go along with the pretence that things are getting better
That which is pretended; false, deceptive, or hypocritical show, argument, or reason; pretext; feint
Intention; design
an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
imaginative intellectual play
a false or unsupportable quality
{i} feigning, pretending; false show, false appearance; pretending, make-believe; claim, assertion
An act of pretending or pretension; a false claim or pretext
The act of laying claim; the claim laid; assumption; pretension
pretending with intention to deceive
If you do something under false pretences, you do it when people do not know the truth about you and your intentions. I could not go on living with a man who had married me under false pretences
See Pretense, Pretenseful, Pretenseless
The act of holding out, or offering, to others something false or feigned; presentation of what is deceptive or hypocritical; deception by showing what is unreal and concealing what is real; false show; simulation; as, pretense of illness; under pretense of patriotism; on pretense of revenging Cæsar's death
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pretense
{n} a showing what is not real, a claim
false pretence
{i} false claim, misleading show of something; (Law) offense of obtaining money or property through falsehood or forgery
pretense
The act of holding out, or offering, to others something false or feigned; presentation of what is deceptive or hypocritical; deception by showing what is unreal and concealing what is real; false show; simulation; as, pretense of illness; under pretense of patriotism; on pretense of revenging Cæsar's death
pretense
imaginative intellectual play pretending with intention to deceive
pretense
{f} pretend, feign; impersonate; put on a false show, create a false appearance; claim wrongly, make a false assertion
pretense
an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
pretense
the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending" imaginative intellectual play pretending with intention to deceive
pretense
A false or hypocritical profession, as, under pretense of friendliness; sham, pretext, claim; an effort to give some appearance or mislead
pretense
a false or unsupportable quality
pretense
see pretence. the American spelling of pretence (pretensse, from praetendere; PRETEND)
pretense
The act of laying claim; the claim laid; assumption; pretension
pretense
Intention; design
pretense
pretending with intention to deceive
pretense
imaginative intellectual play
pretense
{i} feigning, pretending; impersonation; false show, false appearance; claim, assertion
pretense
That which is pretended; false, deceptive, or hypocritical show, argument, or reason; pretext; feint
pretense
the act of giving a false appearance; "his conformity was only pretending"
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    (noun.) 15th century. From Middle French pretensse, from Late Latin prætensus (past participle of prætendere, præ- + tendere).

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