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pose

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pose

  1. a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive my cheerfulness was just a pose, for I was feeling miserable Synonyms of pose act, airs, charade, disguise, facade (also façade), front, guise, playacting, masquerade, pretense (or pretence), put-on, semblance, showWords Related to pose impersonation, performance, portrayal; image, persona; appearance, color, gloss; camouflage, cloak; affectation, deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation, double-dealing, duplicity, fakery, fraud, guile; betrayal, double cross, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, infidelity, perfidy, treachery, treason, unfaithfulness; excuse, pretextNear Antonyms of pose bluntness, candidness, candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, openheartedness, outspokenness, plainspokenness, sincerity, straightforwardness; artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté)

Synonym Discussion of pose

pose, air, airs, affectation, mannerism mean an adopted way of speaking or behaving. pose implies an attitude deliberately assumed in order to impress others.
    • her shyness was just a pose
air may suggest natural acquirement through environment or way of life.
    • a traveler's sophisticated air
airs always implies artificiality and pretentiousness.
    • snobbish airs
affectation applies to a trick of speech or behavior that strikes the observer as insincere.
    • the posh accent is an affectation
mannerism applies to an acquired eccentricity that has become a habit.
    • gesturing with a cigarette was her most noticeable mannerism

pose

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pose

  1. to set before the mind for consideration posed an interesting question for the visiting astronomer Synonyms of 1pose advance, bounce, offer, pose, proffer, propound, suggest, voteWords Related to 1pose move; nominate, recommend; present, submit, tender, trot out; file, lay, lodge; arrange, calculate, chart, contrive, cover, frame, map, plan, plot, shape


pose

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pose



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