Definition of Affectedness

1. Noun. The quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others).

Generic synonyms: Unnaturalness
Specialized synonyms: Airs, Pose, Coyness, Demureness, Preciosity, Preciousness
Attributes: Affected, Unnatural, Unaffected
Derivative terms: Affected
Antonyms: Unaffectedness



2. Noun. A deliberate pretense or exaggerated display.
Exact synonyms: Affectation, Mannerism, Pose
Generic synonyms: Feigning, Pretence, Pretending, Pretense, Simulation
Specialized synonyms: Attitude, Radical Chic
Derivative terms: Pose

Definition of Affectedness

1. n. Affectation.

Definition of Affectedness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being affected. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Affectedness

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Literary usage of Affectedness

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1. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"n. affected behaviour, affectation, affectedness, primness, <•/. ... affectedness, ie, affectation. ..."

2. The Burlingame Mission: A Political Disclosure, Supported by Official by Johannes von Gumpach (1872)
"... in times of riot and disorder (or sedition) a strong rule; in times of harmony and well-affectedness (or loyalty) a mild one 3". Thus, in the Hon. ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1908)
"Mr. Palmer has taken a big American for his hero, simple, magnetic and full of boyish un- affectedness. DOUBLEDAY, PACE & Co. have just ready a novel by ..."

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