Pretentious

имя прилагательное 1) вычурный, претенциозный Синоним(ы): affected, ornate, showy, ostentatious 2) надменный

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Pretentious

adjective Etymology: French prétentieux, from prétention pretension, from Medieval Latin pretention-, pretentio, from Latin praetendere 1. characterized by pretension: as a. making usually unjustified or excessive claims (as of value or standing)
Example: the pretentious fraud who assumes a love of culture that is alien to him — Richard Watts b. expressive of affected, unwarranted, or exaggerated importance, worth, or stature
Example: pretentious language
Example: pretentious houses 2. making demands on one's skill, ability, or means ; ambitious
Example: the pretentious daring of the Green Mountain Boys in crossing the lake — American Guide Series: Vermont Synonyms: see showypretentiously adverbpretentiousness noun

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