Definition of Affectation. Meaning of Affectation. Synonyms of Affectation

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Definition of Affectation

Affectation
Affectation Af`fec*ta"tion, n. [L. affectatio: cf. F. affectation.] 1. An attempt to assume or exhibit what is not natural or real; false display; artificial show. ``An affectation of contempt.' --Macaulay. Affectation is an awkward and forced imitation of what should be genuine and easy, wanting the beauty that accompanies what is natural what is natural. --Locke. 2. A striving after. [Obs.] --Bp. Pearson. 3. Fondness; affection. [Obs.] --Hooker.

Meaning of Affectation from wikipedia

- jurisdictions (e.g., France, Quebec, Mexico, etc.), the patrimoine d'affectation is property, ****ets, or a legal estate that can be divided for a fiduciary...
- Government of the French Republic (5 October 1930). "Décret portant affectation d'un officier général de l'armée de l'air". gallica.bnf.fr (in French)...
- the French Republic (19 July 2017). "Décret du 19 juillet 2017 portant affectation et élévation d'un officier général". Retrieved 18 August 2019. Government...
- of the French Republic (8 June 1871). "Décret du 8 juin 1871 portant affectation d'un officier général de l'armée de terre". gallica.bnf.fr. Retrieved...
- Alcott's strong-willed sister, was portra**** as Amy, whose pretentious affectations cause her occasional downfalls. Alcott portra**** herself as Jo. Alcott...
- Retrieved 2017-10-18. "La trans****ualité ne sera plus cl****ée comme affectation psychiatrique". Le Monde. May 16, 2009. Archived from the original on...
- from May 1971 to June 1980. Christened Barrie, the 'Barriemore' was an affectation to suit the eccentric image of Jethro Tull (much as Jeffrey Hammond had...
- Patently unreasonable – Paternity – Paternity suit – Patient – Patrimony of affectation – Patronage – Pay as you earn (paye) – Payable – Payee – Payor – Peace...
- organization calling themselves Ye Mistick Krewe of Comus, as an archaic affectation; with time it became the most common term for a New Orleans Carnival...
- using the affectation of Italian wording for illicit forces Leader (person in command), a leader of a group of people, using the affectation of Italian...
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