Synonyms for affectedness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-fek-tid
Phonetic Transcription : əˈfɛk tɪd

Définition of affectedness

Origin :
  • past participle adjective from affect (v.2); 1530s in the now-obsolete sense "favorably disposed" (preserved in disaffected); meaning "artificially displayed" is recorded from 1580s.
  • noun affectation
Example sentences :
  • The Burghers are not to be match'd for Affectedness, and their Conversation is insupportable.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume I » by Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
  • She had been formerly sharp in her condemnation of the Countess—her affectedness, her euphuism, and her vulgarity.
  • Extract from : « Evan Harrington, Complete » by George Meredith
  • There is no affectedness of speech—for the moment it is childishly genuine.
  • Extract from : « Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World » by Clifton R. Wooldridge

Antonyms for affectedness

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