Affectation Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Affectation

The state or quality of being affected.
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A distinctive behavioral trait, especially one that calls attention to itself; an idiosyncrasy.
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Representation of the operation or features of one process or system through the use of another:
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Public utterance; vent:
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Plural form of air
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Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
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The definition of a facade is the front of a building facing a public space or an artificial front or appearance by someone.
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A fraud or forgery; an act of doctoring, or the product of one.
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Hypocrisy is defined as saying or feeling one thing and doing another.
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A claim to something, such as a skill or profession:
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(Countable) The action of a puppet, or a stilted or puppet-like dramatic performance
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(Obs.) A trick or fraud
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The property of being lurid.
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The quality of being rhetorical.
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The state or condition of being sententious.
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The state or condition of being swollen.
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Antonyms for Affectation

Of a picture or recording, likeness to the original.
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Freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury; plainness; as, simplicity of dress, of style, or of language; simplicity of diet; simplicity of life.
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Words Related to Affectation

A claim or assertion to a right, especially a false one:
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a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
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Artificial behavior adopted to impress others
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Find another word for affectation. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for affectation, like: pretense, affectedness, mannerism, pose, simulation, See syn. study at, air, honest, true, airs and artifice.