Definition of pretended in English:

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Pronunciation: /prɪˈtɛndɪd/


Not genuine; assumed: eating ice cream with pretended unconcern
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  • All the holiness of their lives, I now saw, was merely pretended.
  • At each execution of a traitor, or pretended such, anguish seizes the survivors.
  • Even pretended disinterest can destroy thought, or pretended interest can give room for ideas to coalesce.

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