Definitions for pretendedprɪˈtɛn dɪd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pretended
assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham(adj)
adopted in order to deceive
"an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
making a false appearance; unreal; false; as, pretended friend
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He pretended to be a spectator but he had murder in his heart.
An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.
There is no question: if Mr Carson did not have actual influence he certainly pretended he did so.
There is not half so much danger in the desperate sword of a known foe as in the smooth insinuations of a pretended friend.
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