August vs Pretentious - What's the difference?

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August is a related term of pretentious.


As a proper noun august

is the eighth month of the gregorian calendar, following july and preceding september abbreviation: aug' or ' or august can be .

As an adjective pretentious is

marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.

august

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Noble, venerable, majestic, awe-inspiring, often of the highest social class (sometimes used ironically).
  • an august patron of the arts
  • Of noble birth.
  • august lineage
    Derived terms
    * augustly * augustness

    Etymology 2

    From August

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make ripe
  • To bring to realisation
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    pretentious

    English

    Alternative forms

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    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.
  • Their song titles are pretentious in the context of their basic lyrics.
  • Ostentatious; intended to impress others.
  • Her dress was obviously more pretentious than comfortable.

    Synonyms

    * poseur * See also

    Antonyms

    * unpretentious

    Derived terms

    * pretentiously * pretentiousness

    References

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