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Noun: effeteness  i'feet-nus or e'feet-nus
  1. The quality of being false or artificial (as to impress others)
    - affectedness
  2. Lacking the power to be effective
    - ineffectiveness, ineffectualness, ineffectuality, wetness [Brit, informal]

See also: affected, unaffected, unnatural

Type of: impotence, impotency, powerlessness, unnaturalness