pretension


pretension

noun

Definition of PRETENSION

1
an entitlement to something <a pretension of long standing to the throne of Hungary>
Synonyms call, dibs, pretense (or pretence), pretension, right
4
something that one hopes or intends to accomplish <has serious pretensions of becoming a writer>
Near Antonyms means, method, way

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