Affectations [noun]

Definition of Affectations:

pretended behavior to make an impression

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Sentence/Example of Affectations:

Cringe is only possible in a cultural and political moment like ours, when we have so effectively surrounded ourselves with those who share our affections and affectations.

She finds your old-fashioned affectations sweet, but more than that she craves what you have, the information you have carried in your body for so many decades.

He signed off with a certain affectation, an identifiable term, so I'm not using it here.

And he replied shortly, and with a slight charming affectation of pride: "I did without."

To me the national affectation of piety and holiness resembles a white shirt put on over a dirty skin.

Her affectation of extreme youth was so absurdly ridiculous, that it made her appear older and uglier than she really was.

Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind.

He is a stranger to affectation—that dangerous rock to the would-be wit; he is natural, and is witty without trying to be a wit.

Whilst earnestly endeavoring to acquire true politeness, avoid that spurious imitation, affectation.

The motive for resisting affectation is, that it is both unsuccessful and sinful.