false pregnancy

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web That followed two other false pregnancies in the last few years. Washington Post, 18 Nov. 2019 That followed two other false pregnancies in the last few years. Washington Post, 18 Nov. 2019 That followed two other false pregnancies in the last few years. Washington Post, 18 Nov. 2019 That followed two other false pregnancies in the last few years. BostonGlobe.com, 20 Nov. 2019 Meanwhile, the zoo has been waiting to find out whether Mei Xiang might be pregnant or is experiencing a false pregnancy. Michael E. Ruane, Washington Post, 4 Sep. 2019 Mei Xiang, who has had numerous false pregnancies in past years, was artificially inseminated in March and is near the end of her 90- to 185-day gestation period. Michael E. Ruane, Washington Post, 4 Sep. 2019 Martin and Johnson also fended off false pregnancy rumors in October 2018. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, 15 June 2019 Reese responded to the false pregnancy report by calling out the tabloid on Instagram, and her approach was nothing short of hilarious. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, 18 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of false pregnancy

1815, in the meaning defined above

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“False pregnancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20pregnancy. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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false pregnancy

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