Hindi translation of 'pretension'
pretension /prɪˈtenʃən प्रिˈटेन्शन्/
Word forms: pretensions
Someone with pretensions pretends that they are more important than they really are.
We like him for his honesty and his lack of pretension.
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Example Sentences Including 'pretension'
Can you tell me what more any natural son to the late Earl Rivers could have the pretension to expect?Man's Loving Family
It was a kind of pretension , when he didn't actually seem the pretentious sort, despite the silk dressing gown.THE EXECUTION (2002)
While it wasn't a pretension , just a habit, it irritated him because he was certain her meteorology was unsound.Looking For the Spark
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Translation of pretension from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary