Palatial is a related term of pretentious.
As adjectives the difference between palatial and pretentious
is that palatial
is of or relating to a palace while pretentious
is marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.
Of or relating to a palace.
On a grand scale; with very rich furnishing(s).
- The home where he lived was palatial .
Marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.
Ostentatious; intended to impress others.
- Their song titles are pretentious in the context of their basic lyrics.
- Her dress was obviously more pretentious than comfortable.
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