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pretended

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adjective pre·tend·ed \pri-ˈten-dəd\

Definition of pretended

  1. :  professed or avowed but not genuine <pretended affection>

pretendedly adverb


Examples of pretended in a sentence

  1. <he shows a pretended affection for his girlfriend's cat>

  2. <hoped that his pretended interest in classical music would impress the boss>



15th Century

First Known Use of pretended

15th century

Rhymes with pretended



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