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My growing affectation for him aside, Ethan Winters isn’t likely to enter the pantheon of great video game characters.

It is the sort of affectation a bad man might pick up after too many viewings of “The Shining.”

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.

What is a distinctive habit or affectation related to the writing process?

What is a distinctive habit or affectation of yours related to writing?

Fashion affectation, though, was lost on Liebling, whose military-issue slacks fit so loosely they flapped in the breeze.

Saturn in your sign will keep things real, refining elements in your make-up that smack of affectation.

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.

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On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to affectation, such as: air, airs, appearance, artificiality, facade, and front.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.