One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she has no affectation’
pretension, pretentiousness, affectedness, artificiality, insincerity, posturing, posing, pretence, ostentation, grandiosity, snobbery, superciliousness
airs, airs and graces, pretensions
informal snootiness, uppishness, humbug
British informal side
2‘nothing would shake his affectation of calm’
facade, front, show, appearance, false display, pretence, simulation, posture, pose, sham, fake, act, masquerade, charade, mask, cloak, veil, veneer, guise
make-believe, play-acting, feigning, shamming
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