Examples of affectation
Sentences with the noun affectation
I have no affectation when I speak.
Committed to the music, he played with raw passion, "like a man possessed", as one critic put it, though without affectation.
(The Independent - People, )
There is no affectation and hypocrisy in Mozart.
Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation.
Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox.
Affectation is a greater injury to the face than small-pox.
Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine.
The characteristic of coquettes is affectation governed by whim.
Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
Laura thinks this is the latest affectation of the food industry.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )
This is not some hipster affectation; she really is awkward off stage.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )
There's a reason for Bono's ever-present orange-tinted sunglasses, and it's not rock-star affectation.
(CNN - Entertainment, )
When people believe that they are hidden behind an affectation they can be prone to some reprehensible behaviour.
(Forbes - Technology, )
It’s a sentiment that hits awfully close to home in this annoyingly oblique exercise in arty affectation by Bingham Bryant and Kyle Molzan.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )
Lake Bell takes a somewhat more compassionate aim in her new movie, "In a World…" But whatever the proper response to this affectation of today's seemingly grown women, it would be wrong to consider them descendants of the distinctive-voiced cartoon siren Betty Boop.
(Sheri Linden in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )
See also examples for affectations.
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