The Only Use of
The Great Gatsby
- [Speaking of Jordan Baker] The bored haughty face that she turned to the world concealed something — most affectations conceal something eventually, even though they don't in the beginning — and one day I found what it was. ... She was incurably dishonest.
p. 57..5affectations = things done in an artificial way to make an impression
(affectation) behaving in an artificial way to make an impression