How to use Pretentions in a sentence

pretentions
  • His great reputation and his diplomatic experience gave a special weight to the attacks which he published on the policy of the continental allies, two of his works attracting special attention, Du Congres de Troppau ou Examen des pretentions des monarchies absolues a l'egard de la monarchie constitutionelle de Naples (Paris, 1821), and Les Cabinets et les peuples depuis 1815 jusqu'd la fin de 1822 (Paris, 1822).

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  • The treaty was concluded with the Provinces, " in the quality of free States over whom the archdukes made no pretentions."

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  • A confused melodrama that loses itself in it's own pretentions, but remains memorable for the stunning sets, music and photography.

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