HyperDic: affectedness

English > 2 senses of the word affectedness:
NOUNattributeaffectednessthe quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
actaffectedness, affectation, mannerism, posea deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
English > affectedness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others).
Attributesaffected, unnaturalspeaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
unaffectedFree of artificiality
Narrowerairs, poseaffected manners intended to impress others
coyness, demurenessThe affectation of being demure in a provocative way
preciosity, preciousnessThe quality of being fastidious or excessively refined
BroaderunnaturalnessThe quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles
Oppositeunaffectednessnot affected
Spanishretórica
Catalanretòrica
Adjectivesaffectedspeaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
English > affectedness: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA deliberate pretense or exaggerated display.
Synonymsaffectation, mannerism, pose
NarrowerattitudeA theatrical pose created for effect
radical chicAn affectation of radical left-wing views and the fashionable dress and lifestyle that goes with them
Broaderpretense, pretence, pretending, simulation, feigningThe act of giving a false / false / false appearance
Spanishafectación
Catalanafectació, cursileria

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