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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigning(noun)

    the act of giving a false appearance

    "his conformity was only pretending"

Wiktionary

  1. pretending(Noun)

    The act of imagining; make-believe

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pretending

    of Pretend

Freebase

  1. Pretending

    "Pretending" is a song by the Finnish band HIM, released in 2001 as the fifth track from their album Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights. In 2006, "Pretending" was released as a double-single along with "In Joy and Sorrow" on the album Uneasy Listening Vol. 1. "In Joy and Sorrow" is the fifth track on Uneasy Listening Vol. 1 while "Pretending" was an exclusive sixteenth track only available by buying the album from Best Buy. "In Joy and Sorrow"/"Pretending" reached #1 in Finland. The first track on the international release, is a shorter version than the track on the album Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights. The original version is 3:55 while the single version is 3:44.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pretending in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pretending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. American Indian Proverb:

    You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. Navajo

  2. Bill Cosby:

    Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.

  3. Lillian Hellman:

    It it not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute.

  4. Dan Wiener:

    Vanguard is a passive player pretending to take an active role. But their weapon is a gun loaded with blanks.

  5. Hakim Jami:

    If the scissors are not used daily on the beard, it will not be long before the beard is, by its luxuriant growth, pretending to be the head.

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