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synonyms for affectedness

  • air
  • grandiosity
  • insincerity
  • mannerism
  • pretense
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness

antonyms for affectedness

MOST RELEVANT
  • honesty
  • truth
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How to use affectedness in a sentence

The Burghers are not to be match'd for Affectedness, and their Conversation is insupportable.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
There was an involuntary affectedness in Mrs Yule's speech which repelled Reardon.
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
There is no affectedness of speech—for the moment it is childishly genuine.
TWENTY YEARS A DETECTIVE IN THE WICKEDEST CITY IN THE WORLDCLIFTON R. WOOLDRIDGE
She had been formerly sharp in her condemnation of the Countess—her affectedness, her euphuism, and her vulgarity.
EVAN HARRINGTON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
"It wasn't affectedness, it was got-to-do-it-ness," said Cricket, stoutly.
CRICKET AT THE SEASHOREELIZABETH WESTYN TIMLOW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFECTEDNESS

  • affectednesses
  • arrogance
  • false fronts
  • fronts
  • haughtiness
  • hauteurs
  • mannerisms
  • ostentation
  • pomposities
  • poses
  • pretenses
  • pretensions
  • pretentiousness
  • put ons
  • shows
  • superciliousnesses
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.