Must not be confused with the word pretentia wich is defined as a more pretentiated way of saying pretentousness. Prætentsiæ is an object of, a content of, or a person of, pretentia, but it is not pretentiousness in itself.
(Alternative spelling for the linguistically and textcodally impared: Praetentsiae)
Art Professor: I just had a meeting with my new students for the prehistoric art seminar.
Art Professors' husband: Good crowd this year?
Art Professor: Half of them magnun prætentsiæ and the other half dimwitted curiositists who will loose interest when any serious work is demanded of them.
Art Professors' husband: Same as ever.