pretension

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A claim or aspiration to a particular status or quality, usually with "to"
Pretentiousness
a bold or presumptuous assertion
{n} a claim, right, pretense
a false or unsupportable quality
disapproval If you say that someone has pretensions, you disapprove of them because they claim or pretend that they are more important than they really are. Her wide-eyed innocence soon exposes the pretensions of the art world We like him for his honesty, his lack of pretension
a false or unsupportable quality the advancing of a claim; "his pretension to the crown"; "the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort
A claim made, whether true or false; a right alleged or assumed; a holding out the appearance of possessing a certain character; as, pretensions to scholarship
{i} claim, assertion; act of pretending, act of feigning; arrogance, haughtiness
A claim or aspiration to a particular status or quality
the advancing of a claim; "his pretension to the crown"; "the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort"
If someone has pretensions to something, they claim to be or do that thing. The city has unrealistic pretensions to world-class status
the quality of being pretentious (creating a false appearance of great importance or worth)
The act of pretending, or laying claim; the act of asserting right or title
pretensions
plural of pretension
pretension