Synonyms for Pretended:
adj.•alleged; imaginary (adjective)
affected, artificial, assumed, cheating, concealed, counterfeit, covered, false, feigned, fictitious, lying, masked, ostensible, phony, sham, simulated, Bluffing, Falsified, Shammed, dissimulated.
alleged, ostensible, seeming, specious.
n.hypothetical, imaginary, made-up, synthetic. artificial, insincere, phony, true. •feigned (noun)
cheating, concealed, lying, masked, Bluffing, Shammed, dissimulated.
assumed, counterfeit, false, fictitious, fictive, imitative, sham, put on.
copied, feigned, mirrored, portrayed, reflected, repeated, simulated, Aped, Duplicated, Echoed, Emulated, Flattered, Mimicked, Mocked, Paralleled, Parodied, Replicated, Resembled, mimed, parroted.
affected, covered, disguised, forged, posed, staged, Bluffed, Claimed, Deceived, Defrauded, Falsified, Imitated, Impersonated, Masqueraded, Counterfeited, faked, showed.
hypothetical, imaginary, made-up. insincere, synthetic. phony. artificial. •counterfeit
•Other relevant words:
alleged, artificial, assumed, cheating, concealed, counterfeit, false, fictitious, fictive, hypothetical, imaginary, imitative, insincere, lying, made-up, masked, phony, sham, synthetic, Bluffing, Shammed, put on, dissimulated.
Usage examples for pretended
Nigel pretended not to hear. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson