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Definition 1: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for affectedness in the sense of this definition

(affectedness is a kind of ...) the act of giving a false appearance

"his conformity was only pretending"

(... is a kind of affectedness ) a theatrical pose created for effect

"the actor struck just the right attitude"

(... is a kind of affectedness ) an affectation of radical left-wing views and the fashionable dress and lifestyle that goes with them

Definition 2: the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others) - [noun denoting attribute]

(affectedness is a kind of ...) the quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles

(... is a kind of affectedness ) affected manners intended to impress others

"don't put on airs with me"

(... is a kind of affectedness ) the affectation of being demure in a provocative way

(... is a kind of affectedness ) the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined

(... are attributes of affectedness) speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

(... are attributes of affectedness) free of artificiality; sincere and genuine

"an unaffected grace"

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