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affectation
used in The Iceman Cometh

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Definition
behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
  • He immediately puts on an entrance act, places a hand affectedly on his chest, throws back his head, and sings in a falsetto tenor) "It's always fair weather, when good fellows get together!
    Act 1 (83% in)

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