Definition of affectedness in English:


Line breaks: af|fect¦ed|ness
Pronunciation: /əˈfɛktədnəs


[mass noun]
  • The character or quality of being affected or pretentious: her lack of affectedness
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    • Which is not to say that the Book Fair was a less worthy event: the renovated schoolhouse somehow dispels art world affectedness, and I've always found the setting to be more precious than ironic.
    • Add in his entertaining surliness and weird affectedness—with his ranch, cop moustache, and drawl, you'd think he grew up in Texas rather than southern California.
    • She had no affectedness anywhere, but was as natural as are all the girls of her generation.

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