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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
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“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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The claim or pretense of holding beliefs, feelings, standards, qualities, opinions, or virtues that one does not actually possess
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An overt and pretentious display intended to attract attention
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An increase in quantity, size, or degree
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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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Self-consciousness
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A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time
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An inessential, yet desirable item, typically one that provides added comfort
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Exaggerated, overemotional behaviour, especially when calculated to elicit a response
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Behavior that conforms to accepted standards of respectability and good breeding
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Excessive or cloying sentimentality
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High-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress people
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