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Noun
A (typically false) show or display
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“It would be a presumptuous affectation of confidence on my part if I did not confess how sensibly I am, at this moment, impressed with this feeling.”
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An unique or unusual quirk or mannerism
“The short, curled tail feathers are a unique affectation of this species.”
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A significant feeling of confidence or self-entitlement
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“It is most certainly distorted by the prism of your own affectation and ignorance.”
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Display intended to excite admiration or applause
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The property of being coy
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The action or fact of adopting or being adopted
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The property of being sanctimonious
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The quality or state of appearing or trying to appear more important or more valuable than is the case
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Self-consciousness
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A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time
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An impression of a quality or manner given by someone or something
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Exaggerated, overemotional behaviour, especially when calculated to elicit a response
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Speech or behavior that is a sign of good breeding
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High-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress people
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Feeble or cloying sentimentality
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