Affectation in a Sentence πŸ”Š

Definition of Affectation

an unnatural form of behavior that is meant to impress others

Examples of Affectation in a sentence

Jake’s proper manner of speaking was an affectation he put on when he was surrounded by the country club set. πŸ”Š

Because Miriam is always true to herself, she never feels the need to put on a fake affectation in front of others.  πŸ”Š

My mother does not realize buying a pricey new dress to attend a party is an affectation to impress strangers. πŸ”Š

While I never try to impress my peers at school, my twin sister will take on an affectation on a regular basis to attract attention.  πŸ”Š

Your habit of bragging excessively is an affectation that makes you unattractive as a person.  πŸ”Š

Even though I enjoy making new friends, I am not the type of person who will assume an affectation to influence public opinion of me.  πŸ”Š

The poor man’s affectation of wealth did not fool any of the elite at the party.  πŸ”Š

Since I wanted my fellow cheerleaders to like me, I had to put on an affectation of indifference when they made fun of my best friend.  πŸ”Š

Although John carries himself with a soldierly affectation, he has never served in the armed forces.  πŸ”Š

Are you really so kind or is your kindheartedness an affectation designed to get people to like you?  πŸ”Š

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