Definition of affectatious in English:

affectatious

adjective

  • Characterized by or of the nature of affectation.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Moxon (1627–1691), printer and globe maker. From classical Latin affectāt-, past participial stem of affectāre affect + -ious, after affectation.

Pronunciation:

affectatious

/ˌafəkˈteɪʃəs//ˌafɛkˈteɪʃəs/