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pretended

[pri-ten-did] /prɪˈtɛn dɪd/
adjective
1.
insincerely or falsely professed:
a pretended interest in art.
2.
feigned, fictitious, or counterfeit:
His pretended wealth was proved to be nonexistent.
3.
alleged or asserted; reputed.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see pretend, -ed2
Related forms
pretendedly, adverb
self-pretended, adjective
unpretended, adjective
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pretended

adj.

mid-15c., "so-called," past participle adjective from pretend (v.).

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