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Noun: affectedness  u'fek-tid-nus
  1. The quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
    - effeteness
  2. A deliberate pretence or exaggerated display
    - affectation, mannerism, pose

See also: affected, unaffected, unnatural

Type of: feigning, pretence [Brit, Cdn], pretending, pretense [N. Amer], simulation, unnaturalness

Antonym: unaffectedness