False and Pretended


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False adjective – Lacking in natural or spontaneous quality.
Usage example: so much of the sympathy that the widow received was false and hypocritical, since it came from people who never liked her husband in the first place

Pretended is a synonym for false in artificial topic. In some cases you can use "Pretended" instead an adjective "False", when it comes to topics like fake.
Nearby Words: falsify, falsehood, falsity, falseness, falsification
Synonyms for False


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Pretended adjective – Lacking in natural or spontaneous quality.
Usage example: he shows a pretended affection for his girlfriend's cat

False is a synonym for pretended in insincere topic. You can use "False" instead an adjective "Pretended", if it concerns topics such as feigned, alleged.
Nearby Words: pretend, pretence, pretension, pretender, pretending
Synonyms for Pretended

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Et Cetera False Friend: Blush pretended to be Alternate's friend so he could gain information about the Eto Gun.
  • Misfit Mobilization Moment Sun Quan reveals their allies from Shu had only pretended to defect to lull the enemy into a false sense of security.
  • Best Served Cold Fortunately for him, Stănescu didn't recognize him and Itzkovitz pretended to bond with him to lull him into a false sense of security.
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