Synonyms of pretension in English:

pretension


See definition of pretension

noun

1‘the author firmly denies any pretension to exhaustive coverage’

SYNONYMS
aspiration, claim, assertion, pretence, profession, purporting

2‘I dislike the pretension of her style’

SYNONYMS
pretentiousness, affectation, affectedness, ostentation, ostentatiousness, artificiality, attitudinizing, airs, posing, posturing, showing off, hypocrisy, snobbery, show, flashiness
pomposity, pompousness, floweriness, grandiosity, grandness, grandiloquence, magniloquence, elaborateness, extravagance, heroics, flamboyance, ornateness, bombast, turgidity, rhetoric, pedantry
informal la-di-da
British informal side
Australian, New Zealand informal guyver
rare fustian, flatulence