affectedness

Definitions of affectedness
  1. noun
    the quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
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    Antonyms:
    unaffectedness
    not affected; a personal manner that is not consciously constrained
    types:
    airs, pose
    affected manners intended to impress others
    coyness, demureness
    the affectation of being demure in a provocative way
    preciosity, preciousness
    the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined
    type of:
    unnaturalness
    the quality of being unnatural or not based on natural principles
  2. noun
    a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
    synonyms: affectation, mannerism, pose
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    types:
    attitude
    a theatrical pose created for effect
    radical chic
    an affectation of radical left-wing views and the fashionable dress and lifestyle that goes with them
    type of:
    feigning, pretence, pretending, pretense, simulation
    the act of giving a false appearance
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